Voter Information

Owing to the unprecedented events of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are encouraging all voters to make a plan to be a voter. On this page you will find all of the information you need to ensure your vote and voice are heard.

Am I registered to vote?

Can I register to vote?

Are you –

  • A United States citizen,
  • At least 18 years of age, or will be 18 on or before November 8,
  • Living in West Virginia,
  • NOT currently under conviction, probation or parole for any felony, treason or bribery, AND
  • NOT been judged mentally incompetent in a court of competent jurisdiction.

If you meet all 5 conditions above, you are eligible to vote! Applications can be submitted at any time but you must register to vote by April 17 in order to vote in the Primary Election and by October 16 to vote in the General Election.

All WV voters may participate in early voting at the Jefferson County Court House (100 E. Washington Street, Charles Town). Early voting takes place from October 21st until October 31st from 9 am until 5 pm, except for Sundays.

All WV voters may report to their polling place on Election Day, November 3rd from 6:30 am until 7:30 pm. Click here to find the location of your polling place.

How do I register to vote?

There are four basic options for registering to vote:

You can apply in person at the Jefferson County Courthouse located at 100 E. Washington St, Charles Town

You can download a voter registration application by clicking on the icon above and return the completed form by mail

You can visit the DMV and register electronically there


You can register online by clicking on the icon above


Still have questions? Contact us or the Jefferson County Clerk (304-728-3246)