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 2016 Election

Official Statewide 2016 General Election Results

Register to Vote/Update Your Information

You may now register to vote online! You must register to vote by no later than 4 p.m. October 18, 2016 in order to vote in the November 8, 2016 General Election. This deadline also applies to a change of address or party change. 

General Election Calendar

From candidate filing period to Election Day, learn important election dates and deadlines.

Voter Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding voter registration, the election, and political parties.

Track Your Ballot: Provisional and Absentee

Check the status of your ballot if you are voting away from home or if your ballot was challenged at the polling place. 

Offices on the Ballot

View federal, state, and county offices on the ballot

Current Office Holders

View current federal, state, and judicial office holders.

Write-In Candidate Listing (PDF)

View the list of official write-in candidates for federal and state offices that will be posted at the polling place.

Early Voting

View Early Voting times and locations for your county.

Become a Poll Worker

Learn how you can work at the polling place on Election Day.​

Know Your Voting Rights

Learn about your right to vote in West Virginia.

File an Election Complaint

Have you witnessed an election law violation or feel your voting rights have been violated? Contact our office as soon as possible.

Vote in Honor of a Veteran Program

Recognize your friends and relatives who serve and have served in the military by practicing your constitutional right to vote.

Change: Straight Ticket Voting Eliminated (PDF)

Learn what you need to know and what you need to do as a result of the elimination of straight ticket voting.

Download Sample Ballots

Find your sample ballot to review before going to vote.

Abbreviations of Party Names Appearing on the Ballot

West Virginia Certificate of Ascertainment (PDF)

General Election Voter Turnout