Deadline nears for W.Va. election recount requests - WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

Deadline nears for W.Va. election recount requests

Posted: Updated:
  • GovernmentGovernmentMore>>

  • House candidates mostly agree on ‘war on coal'

    House candidates mostly agree on ‘war on coal'

    Sunday, September 14 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-09-14 13:00:18 GMT
    Many of West Virginia's candidates running for a seat in the United States House of Representatives believe there is a War on Coal — but not everyone can be convinced.
    Many of West Virginia's candidates running for a seat in the United States House of Representatives believe there is a War on Coal — but not everyone can be convinced.
  • Former WV first lady Shelley Riley Moore dies

    Former WV first lady Shelley Riley Moore dies

    Saturday, September 13 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-13 17:21:56 GMT
    Former first lady Shelley Riley Moore, center, celebrated her 88th birthday in July with her daughter, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and granddaughterFormer first lady Shelley Riley Moore, center, celebrated her 88th birthday in July with her daughter, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and granddaughter
    Former first lady Shelley Riley Moore died Sept. 13 at the age of 88.
    Former first lady Shelley Riley Moore died Sept. 13 at the age of 88.
  • U.S. Senate candidate Tennant answers coal questions

    U.S. Senate candidate Tennant answers coal questions

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-09-13 12:00:15 GMT
    Secretary of State Natalie Tennant says she has a plan for energy in the State of West Virginia should she be elected to the United States Senate.
    Secretary of State Natalie Tennant says she has a plan for energy in the State of West Virginia should she be elected to the United States Senate.

West Virginia officials are close to signing off on the 2012 general election results.

The last of the 55 counties finished its canvass of the vote Friday afternoon. That gives statewide candidates until Tuesday afternoon to request a recount.

The next step is for each county's commission to approve the final totals. That may take some time. The Hardy County Commission has told Secretary of State Natalie Tennant that it won't meet until Nov. 28.

The canvass did not appear to change any of the unofficial results reported Nov. 6. The review upheld the close wins by Republicans John McCuskey of Kanawha County and Berkeley County's Mike Folk in a pair of House of Delegates races.

After the county commissions act, Tennant will deliver the official results to the Legislature.

 

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.