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Things You Need To Know:
1. Registration Deadline:
The deadline to register online to vote is Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
The deadline to register in-person to vote is Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
The early voting period runs from Wednesday, October 21, 2020, to Saturday, October 31, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
Exception: Authorized late voter registration from certain uniformed and overseas voters accepted from Wednesday, October 14, 2020, to Monday, November 2, 2020
2. Polling Times:
6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m
3. Is Early Voting Available:
Yes, 45 days ahead
4. Can I Vote by Mail:
Yes, You can register here.
*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse *
5. ID Needed for Voting:
If you registered by mail, you will have to take a current and valid photo ID or a copy of a current document with your updated name and address the first time you vote.
Enter your DMV issued driver’s license or state ID number. If you do not have a driver’s license or state ID, enter the last four numbers of your social security number. If you do not have any of these numbers, enter the word “NONE,” and a voter ID number will be assigned to you. If you are registering to vote for the fi first time in W.V., or for the fi first time in this county, and you have not cast a vote in a federal election in this state, you must submit a copy of a current and valid ID with this application or show it the first time you vote. To submit with this form, include 1) a copy of a current and valid photo ID, or 2) a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government documents that show your name and current residence address.
No ID requirement to vote by mail & No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot
6. Voting Without Address
The West Virginia voter registration form requires a residential address and asks voters if they live within city limits. The FAQ includes an answer for individuals experiencing homelessness: "Yes if a person has no permanent residence but lives in the county, he or she may use the address of a shelter, assistance center, or family member."