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WVC 8-4-11 §8-4-11. Special election and special municipal election officials.
In any special election upon the question of the approval or rejection of a proposed charter to be held under the provisions of article three of this chapter and in any special municipal election to be held under the provisions of this article four, the proponents and opponents of the proposed charter, the question of framing or revising a charter, the proposed charter revision as a whole or the proposed charter amendment or amendments, as the case may be, shall be entitled to representation among the election officials appointed to serve at each polling place. Election officials representing the proponents and opponents shall be designated as follows:

(1) The proponents and opponents, or either, of the proposed charter, the question of framing or revising a charter, the proposed charter revision as a whole or the proposed charter amendment or amendments, as the case may be, if organized, may, not less than fifteen days prior to the date fixed for the special election or special municipal election, as the case may be, file with the county court as to a special charter election to be held under the provisions of article three of this chapter or the governing body in all other cases a list of individuals to serve as election officials to represent their organization or organizations and if a list is so filed the county court or governing body, as the case may be, shall appoint as election officials to represent such organization or organizations the individuals so nominated: Provided, That any such organization has as members at least five percent of the qualified voters of the incorporated territory or city, and any such organization, within ten days after the official notice of such special election or special municipal election, as the case may be, was published for the first time, submitted to the county court or governing body, as the case may be, a statement showing the name, officers and members thereof: Provided, however, That no individual shall be a member of more than one such organization; or

(2) If the proponents and opponents, or either, of the proposed charter, the question of framing or revising a charter, the proposed charter revision as a whole, or the proposed charter amendment or amendments, as the case may be, are not organized as aforesaid, or if no such list is filed as aforesaid, the county court or governing body, as the case may be, shall, not less than ten days prior to the date fixed for the special election or special municipal election, as the case may be, appoint as representatives of proponents and opponents, or either, as the case may be, an equal number of persons known to be in favor of the proposed charter, the question of framing or revising a charter, the proposed charter revision as a whole or the proposed charter amendment or amendments, as the case may be, and of persons known to be opposed to the proposed charter, the question of framing or revising a charter, the proposed charter revision as a whole or the proposed charter amendment or amendments, as the case may be, to act as election officials at each polling place.

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