§3-9-6. Unauthorized presence in election room; three hundred
foot limit; penalties.
If any person, not herein authorized so to do, enters or
attempts to enter the election room, except upon a lawful errand
and for a proper purpose, or remains within three hundred feet of
the outside entrance to the building housing the polling place,
contrary to the provisions of this chapter, he shall be guilty of
a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined not less
than fifty dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, or confined
in the county jail for not more than thirty days.
Excepting those individuals provided for expressly in this or
other sections of the code, only full-time employees of the
Secretary of State's office or full-time employees of the
respective county offices of the county clerk or the county
prosecutor may enter or otherwise disturb the polling place.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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