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WVC 3-9-8 §3-9-8. Distinguishing marks on ballots; conspiracies; penalties.
If any person shall induce, or attempt to induce, any voter to write, paste or otherwise place on his ballot the name of any person, or any sign or device of any kind, as a distinguishing mark by which to indicate to any other person how such voter voted, or shall enter into or attempt to form any agreement or conspiracy with any other person to induce or attempt to induce a voter to so place a distinguishing name or mark on his ballot, whether or not such act be committed or attempted to be committed, such person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars, or be imprisoned in the county jail for not more than one year, or both, in the discretion of the court.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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