SECTION 12.9  APPOINTMENT OF ELECTION OFFICIALS.
   It shall be the duty of the Municipal Executive Committees to nominate qualified electors to serve as precinct election officials during a Municipal election and the Municipal Executive Committees shall publicly encourage qualified electors to apply for nomination.  The Municipal Executive Committees shall submit their nominations to Council not less than thirty days prior to the election in which the election officials are to serve.  After determining that the qualified electors nominated by the Municipal Executive Committees possess the qualifications set forth by the general election laws of the State of West Virginia and not less than twenty days prior to the election in which the election officials are to serve, Council shall appoint the qualified persons nominated by the Municipal Executive Committees to serve as election officials in said election.  In the event Council shall determine that any person nominated by the Municipal Executive Committees is not qualified, or is unable or unwilling, to serve as an election official or in the event any person appointed by Council shall refuse to serve as an election official, Council shall proceed to fill the vacancy at the earliest possible time by the same procedure.