How do I vote by mail in the state of West Virginia?

In order to receive a mail-in absentee ballot, you must complete an absentee ballot application, which is available from your county clerk’s office, as well as online through the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office. You can request this application from your county clerk’s office by telephone, by mail, by fax, or by e-mail. You must complete this application and submit it to your county clerk’s office at least six (6) days prior to the election. Once you receive your absentee ballot, you must complete it and return it to the county clerk’s office on or before Election Day.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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