League of Women Voters

West Virginia Provisional Voting

Provisional ballots are counted 5 days after the election.

If there is a question about your eligibility to vote in an election, you may vote a provisional ballot. You might vote a provisional ballot if:

  • Your registration record is not available at the time of the election
  • Your signature in the poll book does not match the signature on the registration record
  • The registration record indicates any other legal disqualifications

The canvassing board will review the information associated with the ballot and will determine whether or not your vote can be counted. Your ballot will not be opened on election night. To check on the status of your provisional ballot, please use your state's tool.

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