Nearly 136 thousand ballots have been cast in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Today, Secretary of State Mac Warner released his weekly update on statewide voter participation in the 2020 Primary Election. The weekly updates include absentee and early voting data, including the number of absentee ballots requested and returned to county clerks. Updates mid-week are available on the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office social media platforms.

Data as of 2 a.m. on May 26:

  • Statewide absentee ballots requested: 249,263 or 20.3% of registered voters
  • Statewide absentee ballots cast: 135,726 or 11.1% of registered voters
  • Registered voters: 1,228,900

In-person Early Voting will begin tomorrow, May 27 and end June 6. Early Voting locations and hours are now available here. Once this period begins, weekly numbers of in-person early voters will also be made available.

Sample ballots are now available as a courtesy to votershere.

For more information on how to vote in the June 9 Primary Election, visit GoVoteWV.com.

Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker is currently the News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. He was promoted to this job in Mid-November. He still will fill in on weather from time to time. You can follow Tyler on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email him at tbarker@woay.com