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 Election Related Contacts


Secretary of State

  • West Virginia election laws and general information
  • Candidate filing and ballot certification for candidates in multi-county districts
  • Campaign finance reports for political action committees and candidates for statewide office, state legislative office, and multi-county circuit and family court
  • Election law violations.  If you wish to file an election related complaint with our office, go to our Election Complaint Procedures.

Federal Election Commission

  • Federal campaign finance rules
  • Enforcement of violations of federal campaign activities
  • Campaign finance reports for federal candidates and federal political action committees

West Virginia State Election Commission

  • Advisory role for election policy and rules
  • Campaign finance rules
  • Enforcement of violations of corporations campaign activities
  • Approval of voting systems
  • Elections publications

Political Parties
Political Party Contact Information


  • Appointments to fill ballot vacancies
  • Nominations of poll workers
  • Party rules and activities
  • Executive committee rules & operations
  • National convention plans

Clerks of the County Commission
County Clerk Directory

  • Voter registration
  • Absentee voting
  • Campaign finance reports for candidates on the ballot in only one county, except state legislative candidates
  • Election official training
  • Election day preparation and operation
  • Candidate filing for candidates on the ballot only in the county
  • Ballot certification and printing
  • Absentee voting in some counties

Election Assistance Commission


  • Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
  • National Voter Registration Act of 1993
  • Voting Systems (Testing and Certification)
  • Overseas and Military Voter Information
  • Election Management Resources