REGISTER TO VOTE
You may register to vote in West Virginia if you are a U.S. citizen and a resident of the county in which you register. You must be at least 17 years old, and 18 before the next General Election. (Seventeen year olds may register and vote in primary elections, if they turn 18 by the next General Election.)
You may register at any time. However, to be eligible to vote in a specific election, you must register 21 days before that election.
You may register to vote at the County Clerk’s office in the county in which you reside. Use the link below to find the location of the clerk’s office in your county:
You may also register at the Division of Motor Vehicles and other designated state offices. You may register by mail by requesting an application from the Secretary of State or county clerk or by downloading the form from the Secretary of State’s website.
For more information about voter registration requirements, visit the website at:
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