CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Secretary of State Mac Warner issued a legal notice to state newspapers today, announcing the details and date of a road bond election.
The West Virginia Legislature passed Senate Joint Resolution 6, the Roads to Prosperity Amendment of 2017, at the request of Governor Jim Justice on April 8th. The amendment, if passed by the voters, will give the Legislature authorization to issue and sell state bonds to be used for improvement and construction of state roads.
Governor Jim Justice signed a proclamation on June 28th setting the date for the road bond special election for Saturday, October 7th, 2017. The state Constitution requires that any amendment to the Constitution be submitted to voters for ratification or rejection in a special election.
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