WVC 3 - 1 - 22
§3-1-22. County court clerks to provide election supplies;
requirements for poll books and ballot boxes.
The clerk of the county court of each county shall provide
poll books, a list of all precincts within the county, tally
sheets, ballot boxes, voting booths, registration records and
forms, strong and durable envelopes upon which to make returns,
blank forms for certifying returns and whatever further supplies
are needed for holding the elections and making the returns
thereof. The poll books shall bear upon each page the following
heading: "Names of persons voting at precinct No. ...... in the
District of ....................... in the county of
...................... on this (the) ................. day of
................. in the year ........" Such poll books shall
have columns headed respectively: "Number of Voters," "Signature
of Voter" and "Challenge of Voter", and shall have under the
heading "Number of Voters" numbers in consecutive order to the
bottom of each page. Forms for oaths of commissioners of election
and poll clerks shall be written or printed on the poll books.
Each ballot box shall be provided with two locks with different
keys so that the key for one lock will not open the other and shall
be so constructed as to be safely and securely closed and locked,
with an opening in the lid of the box sufficient only for the
passage of a single ballot.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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