West Virginia Voting Guide
By FindLaw Staff | Legally reviewed by Kristine Tungol Cabagnot, Esq. | Last reviewed October 27, 2022
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Get answers to all of your questions about voting in the next election in FindLaw's West Virginia Voter Guide. On this page, you will find information about voter eligibility, voter registration and registration deadlines, mail-in and in-person voting, special accommodations for voters with disabilities, and what you can do if you see illegal activity occurring at the polls.
Voting can be an important way for citizens to express their thoughts and opinions, and to influence national, state, and local politics. However, the process of casting your ballot can be confusing, and the rules vary by state. Prepare for Election Day. Learn about the process in our West Virginia Voting Guide.
Am I eligible to vote in West Virginia?
You are eligible to vote in West Virginia if you are:
- A citizen of the United States
- A resident of West Virginia
- At least 18 years of age on Election Day
You are ineligible to vote in West Virginia if you:
- Have been convicted of a felony and are currently serving out your sentence (voting rights are restored after the sentence has been fully completed.)
- Have been deemed mentally incompetent by a court of law
How to Register in West Virginia
There are several ways to register to vote in West Virginia. This includes registering:
At the DMV
You can register in person at the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles.
West Virginia Voting Resources
Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.
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Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.
Protect Your Voting Rights
Contact a qualified attorney if you suspect your rights have been violated.