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Berkeley County delegate wants to impeach W.Va. Gov. Justice


The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — A representative in the West Virginia House of Delegates is soliciting members to support the impeachment of the governor based on a residency clause in the state Constitution.

“I’m working on getting signatures,” Delegate Mike Folk, R-Berkeley, said Tuesday.

Folk had no further comment, other than citing Article VII Section 1 of the state Constitution that says the executive officers – governor, secretary of state, auditor, treasurer, commissioner of agriculture and attorney general – “…shall reside at the seat of government during their terms of office…”

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