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Cabell Circuit Clerk candidate: Jeffrey E. Hood

Mar. 30, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

PARTY: Democrat

HOME CITY: Huntington


E-MAIL ADDRESS: jeff.hood@courtswv.gov

PERSONAL STATEMENT: I have been a lifelong resident of Cabell County and local business owner. I was appointed to serve as Cabell County Circuit Clerk in 2012 by the Circuit Judges. The staff and I are dedicated to serve the residents of Cabell County.


AGE: 71

EDUCATION: Cabell County Public Schools; BBA University of Mississippi

CURRENT OFFICE OR OCCUPATION: Cabell County Circuit Clerk, 2012 to present

OTHER WORK HISTORY: President (Retired) Hood Enterprises, Inc.

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: Rotary Club (Paul Harris fellow), Cammack Children's Center (Director), Sons of the American Revolution and American Legion.


1. How would you make the office more efficient?

My office, in coordination with the Supreme Court, has begun the first steps required for electronic filing (efiling). Efiling will virtually stop the use of paper. All aspects of filing lawsuits and pleadings will be expedited. The distribution of court orders will be sent by email which will save the county thousands of dollars per year.

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