In order to better serve the voters of Nevada, the Secretary of State has produced this page to help identify what mail is official election mail sent by the Secretary of State, Federal government and local Election Officials, and what is mail sent by a private third-party organization.
Official Election Mail
The 'Official Election Mail' Logos below are registered trademark of the United States Postal Service, permitted for non-partisan use only by federal, state and local government election officials. For more information, you may wish to review the About Election Mail page provided by USPS.
United States Postal Service. (2016, March). Official Election Mail – Graphic Guidelines and Logos, p.6. Retrieved April 27, 2016, from http://about.usps.com/publications/pub631.pdf. Registered Trademark of U.S. Postal Service.
Federal Post Card Application
The Federal Post Card Application is available from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission in multiple languages by clicking here. The top portion of the federal voter registration form looks like this:
Nevada State Voter Registration Application:
The Nevada State Voter Registration Application may come in different forms, depending on which agency is providing the form. Generally, the form prescribed by the Secretary of State features the state seal, Secretary Cegavske's name, and an application number in the upper right-hand corner of the form:
Correspondence from the Secretary of State's Office will be sent on official letterhead:
...and envelopes will have a return address in the upper left-hand corner that looks like this:
Non-Official Election Mail, or Third-Party Mailings:
Occasionally, third-party organizations may send targeted mailings in an attempt to get citizens to register to vote for the first time, or to update their voter registration information. Even though these mailings may use the return address information of the Secretary of State or a county elections office, they may not be affiliated with that office. Please read each notice to determine who sent the mailing.
This mailing is paid for by Engage Nevada (note gray type at the bottom of the page, circled in red).
Nevada Votes 2016:
Nevada Votes 2016 has been forwarding the following two-page letter to some Nevadans. Their contact information is:
Nevada Votes 2016
9030 W. Sahara Avenue #654
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Voter Participation Center:
You may receive a postcard or letter that resembles one of these samples below. If you would like to remove yourself from this mailing list, please follow the instructions at the bottom of the mailing. Or, you may contact the Voter Participation Center at: