§3-1-43. Disposition of miscellaneous election papers.
At the expiration of twenty-two months after any election, the
affidavits taken and returned by any registrar or any election
officer, applications for absent voters' ballots, rejected absent
voters' ballots, certificates of nominations of candidates, and the
written designations of election officers and of ballot
commissioners shall be destroyed. If the further preservation of
any of the documents mentioned in this section shall be required by
the order of the court, the same shall be destroyed at the
expiration of the time fixed for the further preservation thereof
by such order.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session