§3-5-6c. Election of family court judges

Published: 2015

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WVC 3 - 5 - 6 C

§3-5-6c. Election of family court judges.

     (a) An election for the purpose of electing a family court

judge or judges shall be held on the same date as the primary

election in their respective circuits, as provided by law, upon a

nonpartisan ballot by division printed for this purpose.

     (b) In each nonpartisan election by division for a family

court judge, the candidates for election in each numbered division

shall be tallied separately, and the board of canvassers shall

declare and certify the election of the eligible candidate

receiving the highest numbers of votes cast within a numbered

division to fill any full terms.

     (c) In case of a tie vote under this section, section twelve,

article six of this chapter controls in breaking the tie vote.

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

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