WVC 3 - 11 - 6
§3-11-6. Proclamation of result of election by secretary of state;
effective date of amendment ratified.
On the twenty-fifth day after the election is held, or as soon
thereafter as practicable, the secretary of state shall ascertain
from said certificates the result of the election in the state, and
declare the same by proclamation published as a Class I-0 legal
advertisement in two newspapers printed at the seat of government.
The cost of such publication, determined in accordance with the
provisions of section three, article three, chapter fifty-nine of
this code, shall be paid out of funds appropriated to the office of
secretary of state. If a majority of the votes cast at said
election upon said question be for ratification of an amendment,
the amendment so ratified shall be in force and effect from the
date of such ratification, as part of the constitution of the