CHAPTER 3. ELECTIONS.

§3-7-2. Procedure of Legislature on contest for office of Governor.

When the election of Governor is contested, the notice of contest and the depositions shall be referred to a joint committee of the two houses, for examination and report, which committee shall consist of two senators elected by ballot by the Senate, and three delegates elected in the same manner by the House of Delegates. The contest shall be determined by the Legislature, both houses thereof sitting in joint session in the hall of the House of Delegates, and the President of the Senate shall preside.