WVC 3 - 9 - 18
§3-9-18. Unlawful voting in primary elections; penalties.
Any person voting, in any primary election, any ticket of a
party other than that of which he is registered as a member, and
any election officer receiving the vote of any such person,
knowing, or having reason to believe, that such voter is not a
member of the party the ticket of which he is voting, shall, at the
primary election to be held to nominate candidates for the same
office, vote at such primary election; shall in each instance be
guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined
not more than one thousand dollars, or be confined in the county
jail for not more than one year, or both, in the discretion of the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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