The last day to register to vote in West Virginia for the November election is October 13. If you are registered, you may request an absentee ballot anytime until October 28. The rules for absentee voting have been updated to allow any voter to claim Covid-19 as a health reason for requesting an absentee ballot. If you visit the county website (JeffersonCountyWV.org) and navigate to the “County Clerk” page (under “County Government”), the menu tab on the left links to the official election information about dates, ballot requests, and candidate information.
If you are interested in becoming a poll worker, please contact Nikki Painter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-728-3246 (you must be a registered voter in Jefferson County to be eligible to be a poll worker).By Staff Contributor