WEST VIRGINIA CODE
§3-7-2. Procedure of Legislature on contest for office of
When the election of governor is contested, the notice of
contest and the depositions shall be referred to a joint committee
of the two houses, for examination and report, which committee
shall consist of two senators elected by ballot by the Senate, and
three delegates elected in the same manner by the House of
Delegates. The contest shall be determined by the Legislature,
both houses thereof sitting in joint session in the hall of the
House of Delegates, and the president of the Senate shall preside.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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