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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 8-5-4 §8-5-4. Conducting first election of officers of a town or village; certificate of election; terms of first officers.
Such commissioners, or the individuals acting as such, shall preside and act as commissioners of such election, and all of the laws applicable to the election of district officers shall apply to such election, if not inconsistent with the provisions of this article. Such commissioners shall, within five days after such election, issue a certificate to the individuals elected, which certificate shall be recorded among the records of such town or village. All officers elected at the first election of officers held by a town or village, which first election is held after the effective date of this article, shall be elected for a term which shall expire on the thirtieth of June of the second year following such election.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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