WVC 3 - 1 - 25
§3-1-25. Supplies by special messenger.
In case any commissioner of election or poll clerk fails to
appear at the offices of the clerk of the county commission by the
close of the clerk's office on the day prior to any election, the
board of ballot commissioners, the chairman or the clerk of the
county commission shall forthwith dispatch a special messenger to
the commissioners of election of each respective precinct with the
ballots, registration records, ballot boxes, poll books and other
supplies for the precinct. The messenger, if not a county
employee, shall be allowed five dollars for this service. The
messenger shall also receive mileage up to the rate of
reimbursement authorized by the travel management rule of the
Department of Administration for each mile necessarily traveled in
the performance of his or her services. The messenger shall
promptly report to the clerk of county commission and file with the
clerk the receipts of the person to whom he or she delivered the
ballots and other supplies and his or her affidavit stating when
and to whom he or she delivered them.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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