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National Voter Registration Day 2020 - September 22, 2020: Home


National Voter Registration Day - September 22, 2020

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General Election Dates/Deadlines from the West Virginia Office of the Secretary of State


January 1 – October 28, 2020 - Uniformed and Overseas Citizens may apply for a General Election absentee ballot.


August 11 – October 28, 2020 - Eligible voters may apply for a General Election ballot by mail.


October 8 – 14, 2020 - Sample ballots published in local newspapers throughout the state (publication dates will vary by county).


October 13, 2020 - Voter Registration Deadline


October 21 – October 31, 2020 - Early Voting at the county courthouse, annex or designated community voting location during normal business hours and Saturdays 9AM to 5PM.


October 27 – November 2, 2020 - Official List of Candidates or Sample Ballot published in local newspapers throughout the state (publication dates will vary by county).


October 28, 2020 - Deadline for Absentee by Mail Application. Absentee applications received after October 28, even if postmarked, cannot be accepted by law.


November 2, 2020 - Deadline to hand-deliver Absentee Ballot to County Clerk’s office.


November 3, 2020 - General Election Day


November 4, 2020 - Absentee Ballots mailed, but without a postmark accepted.


November 9, 2020 - (Canvass) - Absentee Ballot postmarked by Election Day accepted if received by start of Canvass.








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