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Modernizing state's election system would cost much less than feared

Secretary of State Ross Miller said Wednesday the cost of modernizing Nevada's paper-based elections system would be about $787,000, which is much less than feared.

Miller included the cost estimate in Senate Bill 63, which would implement his proposed election system enhancements . Among the changes that will be considered by the 2013 Legislature is a replacement of the paper poll book system with electronic poll books at every voting station in the state.

The new system would provide poll workers with access to Department of Motor Vehicles photos of voters to confirm their identities. Miller said when voters don't …

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