WEST VIRGINIA CODE
§3-4A-5. Duty of county commission to acquire vote recording
devices, acquire use of automatic tabulating
equipment, and provide a central counting center.
If the use of an electronic voting system shall have been
adopted as hereinbefore provided, it shall be the duty of the
county commission of such county to acquire the necessary number of
vote recording devices to supply all or part of the election
precincts within such county as soon as possible, and to acquire
such reserve vote recording device or devices as will be deemed
necessary. All such acquisition of vote recording devices shall be
by sealed competitive bidding.
If it shall be impossible for the county commission to comply
with its order or with the decision of the voters in a referendum
at the next primary or general election, it shall in any event do
so at the next following primary or general election, whichever
shall first occur.
It shall be the further duty of the county commission of such
county to acquire prior to any election in which such electronic
voting system is to be used, the use of automatic tabulating
equipment approved by the state election commission, for the
purpose of counting votes in such election. In addition, the
county commission of such county shall provide the necessary
central counting center for use in said election. Such central
counting center shall be located at the county seat of the county
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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