§3-1-11. Powers of state executive committee; central or subcommittees; party emblems

Published: 2015

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§3-1-11. Powers of state executive committee; central or

subcommittees; party emblems.

The state executive committee of each party may make such

rules for the government of such party, not inconsistent with law,

as may be deemed expedient; and it may also revoke, alter, or

amend, in any manner not inconsistent with law, any present or

future rules of such party. All acts of such state or other

committees may be reviewable by the courts.

Any party executive committee may create and appoint

subcommittees, campaign, or central committees, and delegate to

them such powers and authority in the executive and administrative

work of the committee as they shall deem advisable; but no power or

authority shall be delegated to such subcommittee, campaign

committee, or central committee, in contravention of any law of the


The state executive committee shall adopt a party emblem or

device for the party to distinguish and identify the party ticket,

and shall certify the same to the ballot commissioners, and it

shall be printed on the party ticket. The device or emblem of no

two parties shall be similar or of such a nature as to mislead or

confuse the voter. If two or more parties seek the same device, or

similar devices, preference shall be given to the party polling the

largest number of votes for the candidate for governor at the last

election for such office.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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