WHEREAS, Registering to vote empowers eligible residents to exercise their right to vote on Election Day; and
WHEREAS, Our state has more than 1.2 million West Virginia residents currently registered to vote, but still has an estimated 100,000 additional eligible residents who are eligible, but have not yet registered; and
WHEREAS, The voter registration process in West Virginia is easier and more convenient than ever before, with applications now available online at www.GoVoteWV.com as well as in-person at every county clerk’s office; and
WHEREAS, West Virginia’s user-friendly online voter registration system enables eligible residents to register, check or update their registration status 24-hours a day; and
WHEREAS, Public information and education regarding voter registration will encourage citizen registration and civic engagement in our election process.
NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED that the Honorable Mac Warner, West Virginia Secretary of State, does hereby designate September 2018 as National Voter Registration Month; and in doing so encourages all interested citizens and all appropriate media outlets and civic organizations to participate in this non-partisan voter registration awareness campaign to encourage the maximum participation of qualified voters in West Virginia.
Read a copy of the proclamation at: National Voter Registration Month Proclamation
Acknowledged this 31st Day of August 2018. Mac Warner WV Secretary of State
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