§3-1-16. Election of state officers


Published: 2015

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WVC 3 - 1 - 16

§3-1-16. Election of state officers.

     (a) At the general election to be held in 1968, and every

fourth year thereafter, there shall be elected a Governor,

Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General and

Commissioner of Agriculture. At the general election in 1968, and

every second year thereafter, there shall be elected a member of

the State Senate for each senatorial district, and a member or

members of the House of Delegates of the state from each county or

each delegate district.

     (b) At the time of the primary election to be held in the year

2016, and every twelfth year thereafter, there shall be elected one

justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals, and at the time of the

primary election to be held in 2020, and every twelfth year

thereafter, two justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals and at the

time of the primary election to be held in 2024, and every twelfth

year thereafter, two justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals.

Effective with the primary election held in the year 2016, the

election of justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals shall be on a

nonpartisan basis and by division as set forth more fully in

article five of this chapter.





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