§3-2-4. Authority and responsibility of the clerk of the county commission and of the county commission relating to voter registration


Published: 2015

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WVC 3-2-4

§3-2-4. Authority and responsibility of the clerk of the county

commission and of the county commission relating to

voter registration.

(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

nondiscriminatory practices.





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