Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to vote in West Virginia, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Your voter registration application must be hand delivered, submitted online or received by mail on or before Oct. 13th. You can vote in person during early voting, on Election Day, or vote by mail with an excuse in West Virginia.
Your polling place hours are 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
If you are registered with the Republican or Democratic party, you are only allowed to vote in their primaries. If you are unaffiliated with a political party, you may select either party's ballot at the polls and remain unaffiliated.
See West Virginia Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Early Voting Dates: Oct. 21st-Oct. 31st
You can vote in-person at your county clerk’s office from Oct. 21st to Oct. 31st before the election. No excuse required.
To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot. Your application must be received by Oct. 28th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by Election Day.
Due to COVID-19, all voters may select "medical reason" as their excuse for requesting an absentee ballot.
The absentee ballot application period opens 84 days before the election. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election. Whether it’s in person or by mail, you’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.