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West Virginia Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in West Virginia you must be:

  • A resident of West Virginia and the county where you register
  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 17 years old and will be 18 years old by the next General Election
  • Not currently under conviction for a felony, including probation or parole, or a court ruling of mental incompetence

If you are currently serving any portion of a felony sentence, including probation and supervision, you are not currently elegible to vote. Once your felony sentence is complete and your rights have been restored your right to vote is also reinstated, but you must re-register before casting a ballot.

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