WEST VIRGINIA CODE
WVC 3 - 4 A- 6
§3-4A-6. Acquisition of vote recording devices by purchase or
lease; acquisition of use of automatic tabulating
equipment; counting centers.
(a) A county commission may acquire vote recording devices by
any one or any combination of the following methods:
(1) By purchasing the same and paying the purchase price from
funds available from the maximum general levy or from any other
lawful source; and
(2) By leasing the same under written contract of lease and
paying the rentals from funds available from the maximum general
levy or any other lawful source.
(b) A county commission may acquire the use of automatic
tabulating equipment by leasing or renting the same under written
contract of lease or rental and paying the rentals therefor from
funds available from the maximum general levy or other lawful
(c) A county commission may enter into an agreement with
another county commission to share automatic tabulating equipment
if the automatic tabulating equipment may be transported to the
appropriate central counting centers. No ballots may be
transported for counting in any county other than the county in
which the votes were cast.
(d) A county commission is authorized to accept as a gift the
use of suitable automatic tabulating equipment.
(e) The county commission may also secure a counting center.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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