West Virginia will elect a Governor in 2016.
Presidential and State Primary voter registration deadline – April 19,
Presidential and State Primary date – May 10, 2016
General Election voter registration deadline – October 18, 2016
General Election date – November 8, 2016
Election information phone number – 304-558-6000 or 866-767-8683
State election website –
Any voter may vote early in person, no
For the State Primary, early in-person voting
is available between April 27, 2016 and May 7, 2016.
For the General Election, early in-person
voting is available between October 26, 2016 and November 5, 2016.
Voting by mail is permitted only if you have a
valid excuse such as that you will be away from your county of residence on
Election Day and through all of the early voting period or you have health
problems or a physical disability.
For the State Primary, requests for
absentee/vote by mail ballots must be received between February 16, 2016 and
May 4, 2016. Ballots must be postmarked by Primary Day, May 10, 2016, to be
For the General Election, requests for
absentee/vote by mail ballots must be received between August 16, 2016 and
November 2, 2016. Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, November 8,
2016, to be counted.