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General Election Dates and Deadlines
2022 Election Campaign Finance Deadlines
Election News, Projects, and Updates
August 1, 2022 - Deadline for No Party Organization/Unaffiliated Candidates to File Nominating Petitions, Certificate of Announcements and Pay Filing Fee
August 16 – November 2, 2022 – Absentee Application Period - Eligible Absentee Voters can send an absentee ballot application to their County Clerk in person, by mail, or electronically. Military or Overseas Voters who applied absentee in the Primary Election will automatically receive a ballot for the General Election.
September 23, 2022 – County Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters from whom they received applications
October 18, 2022 – Voter Registration Deadline
October 26 – November 5, 2022 – Early Voting in Person - Voter may vote an early ballot at the county courthouse, an annex or a designated community voting location during normal business hours. Early voting must be conducted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the last 2 Saturdays before the Primary Election.
November 1 – Noon, November 8, 2022 - Receive Requests for Emergency Absentee Ballot - This falls under the below circumstances:
November 2, 2022 – Deadline for Absentee Ballot Applications
November 5, 2022 – Deadline for Early Voting in Person
November 7, 2022 – Deadline for Hand-Deliver Absentee Ballot to the Clerk’s Office
November 8, 2022 – ELECTION DAY
November 8, 2022 – Absentee Ballots Received Electronically From Eligible Voters Accepted - Absentee ballots submitted electronically by eligible military and overseas voters and eligible voters with physical disabilities are accepted by close of polls.
November 9, 2022– Absentee Ballots without Postmark Accepted
November 14 – Absentee Ballots Postmarked by Election Day Accepted
ALL CANDIDATES participating in the Primary Election are required to file the Primary Report in addition to all Quarterly Reports.
ALL CANDIDATES participating in the General Election are required to file the General Report in addition to all Quarterly Reports.
ALL PACS and EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES are required to file the Primary and General Reports in addition to all Quarterly Reports.
ALL COMMITTEES are required to continue filing all Quarterly Reports until a zero balance has been established and a Final Report has been filed.
Filing deadlines falling on Saturdays, Sundays, or legal holidays are to be extended to the following day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday under W. Va. Code 2-2-1(15)(e).
Candidates running for office in the 2022 municipal elections should visit the Municipal Election Page for forms and deadlines.
2020 County Election Expenses (CARES Act) Reimbursement Information
2018 Uniformed and Overseas Voter Mobile Voting Pilot
Foreign Influence in US Elections
Learn about Election Security at www.SecureElectionsWV.com
Electronic Absentee Voting Video
2020 Primary After Action Report
Campaign Finance Deadlines
Young Voter Registration Day Video
DHHR Guidance for Polling Locations and Voters
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