WEST VIRGINIA CODE
§3-2-4. Authority and responsibility of the clerk of the county
commission and of the county commission relating to
(a) Subject to the authority of the secretary of state, the
clerk of the county commission shall be the chief registration
authority in each respective county and all subdivisions therein,
and shall supervise their deputies, employees and registrars in the
performance of their respective duties.
(b) The county commission of each county shall allocate
sufficient resources for the proper and efficient performance of
duties relating to voter registration as required by law, and shall
provide for temporary clerical assistance necessary for systematic
purging procedures or other duties of short duration required by
the provisions of this article.
(c) The county commission shall have authority on its own
motion to summon and examine any person concerning the registration
of voters, to investigate any irregularities in registration, to
summon and examine witnesses, to require the production of any
relevant books and papers and to conduct hearings on any matters
relating to the registration of voters.
(d) The clerk of the county commission shall be responsible
for the administration of voter registration within the county and
shall establish procedures and practices which ensure the full
implementation of the requirements of federal and state laws and
rules relating to voter registration, and which ensure
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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