WVC 51 - 1 - 1
The Supreme Court of Appeals shall consist of five justices,
elected and qualified according to the Constitution and the laws of
this state, any three of whom shall constitute a quorum. Effective
with the primary election of 2016, all elections for justices will
be on a nonpartisan basis by division. Beginning in 2016, there
will no longer be primary elections held for the office of justice
and all elections for justice are to be held in the nonpartisan
judicial election as set forth in
article five, chapter three of
this code. All indications of party identification on election
ballots for that office shall be omitted.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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