|Secretary Tennant Issues Statement on Ballot Access Ruling
Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant issued a statement on the United States District Court for the Southern District overturning the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals interpretation of the state’s independent candidate nominating process.
Secretary Tennant Applauds Investigative Efforts
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant praised the ongoing work of federal investigators, federal attorneys, the State Police, and her office on the work in the Mingo County corruption investigation.
West Virginia One of 15 States Recognized For Extraordinary Efforts To Protect Military Voters
The All-Star states include: Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
Wayne County Clerk Jim Booten Passes Away
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant offered her condolences to the family of Wayne County Clerk Jim Booten after he passed away following a battle with cancer.
West Virginia Election Manager Named To National Board
David Nichols, the Elections Manager in Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant’s Office, was elected to the National Association of State Elections Directors (NASED) Executive Committee during their annual conference this week in Washington, D.C.
Tennant: Voting And Football Are American Traditions
Voter registration radio advertisements began running this week during the weekly radio shows of Marshall Coach Doc Holliday and WVU Coach Dana Holgorsen. The spots will also air during the pregame and postgame shows on both team’s network.
"Seasons still change, and elections still happen."
Secretary Tennant, the state’s chief elections officer, told a group of military members and their families that it is her duty to make sure they have the opportunity to cast their ballot, no matter where in the world their duty takes them.
Tennant: Ready To Clear Up "Ambiguous" State Code
A recent decision by Raleigh County Circuit Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick said parts of the code were “ambiguous,” resulting in more than 300 contested absentee ballots being thrown out in the Lincoln County primary election.
Tennant Hosts Live Webcast From Secretary of State's Office
The webcast contained information about voting systems used in West Virginia, as well as the Secretary of State’s plan for assisting county clerks on Election Day and a personal message from Secretary Tennant to voters and poll workers.
Tennant Files New Elections Rules
Changes include clarification of how poll workers are chosen, how long a satellite plan is in place for an election cycle, adding public notice requirements, and removing a restriction to keep a satellite precinct open for the entire early voting period.