State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

West Virginia Electoral Situation
Absentee ballots require an excuse: yes

Early voting: yes

Felons: The State of West Virginia prohibits felons currently on probation, in prison, or on parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.

ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need: A current and valid photo identification; or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter.

Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes (conducted with audio and video tapes)

Paper trail: yes

Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: no

Registration deadline: Same day voter registration.

Uniform voting system: no