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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 3-6-10 §3-6-10. Certificates of election results.
Whenever an election is held in any county or district to fill any national, state, county, or district office, the board of canvassers of the county, or a majority of them, under the regulations prescribed in the next preceding section, shall carefully and impartially ascertain the result of the election in their county and in each district thereof, and shall record the same in the following form, or to the following effect: "The board of canvassers of the county of ........., having carefully and impartially examined the returns of the election held in said county, in each district thereof, on the ......... day of ..........., do hereby certify that in said county for the office of ................., A....... B....... received ....... votes, C....... D....... received ....... votes, and E....... F....... received ..... votes. And we further certify that at said election held in the district of ......., in the said county, for the office of ......., G....... H....... received ..... votes, and I....... J....... received ..... votes." (And so on as to each particular office.) In such certificates shall be set forth, according to the truth, the full name of every person voted for, and, in words at length, the number of votes received for any office. When the certificates are all entered, the record shall be signed by the board or majority of them. The board shall then sign separate certificates of the result of the election within the county, for each of the offices to be filled.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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