(b) When a county commission elects to acquire and use
electronic poll books in lieu of printed poll books, the clerk of
the county commission shall immediately take custody of the
electronic poll books, which shall remain in his or her custody at
all times except when in use at an election or when in the custody
of a court or court officers during contest proceedings. The clerk
shall ensure that the electronic poll books are properly protected
and preserved from damage or unnecessary deteriorations and the
clerk shall not permit any unauthorized person to tamper with the
electronic poll books. The clerk shall also keep the electronic poll books in good repair and the clerk shall prepare the
electronic poll books for election day.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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