Election information

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Absentee ballot request deadline

WV: Wednesday, Oct. 28
OHIO: Received by noon EDT Saturday, Oct. 31

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

WV: Hand delivered by Monday, Nov. 2
Postmarked by Tuesday, Nov. 3
Received by Wednesday, Nov. 4
Post received by Monday, Nov. 9.
Mailed ballots without postmark may be received up to one day after Election Day. Ballots postmarked by Election Day may be received by mail up to six days after Election Day.
OHIO: Postmarked by Monday, Nov. 2
In-Person, received by Tuesday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. EST
Post received by Friday, Nov. 13

Early in-person voting available

WV: Wednesday, Oct. 24, through Saturday, Oct. 31
OHIO: Tuesday, Oct. 6, through Monday, Nov. 2

Election Day

WV and OHIO: Polling places are open from 6: 30 a.m. to 7: 30 p.m. If you are in line by 7:30 p.m. you are to be allowed to cast your ballot.


WV: You are required to show voter ID in West Virginia. You can use any ID from this list: bank statement, government issued document that shows your current name and address, hunting or fishing id, Medicare or Medicaid Card issued by the government, Social Security card, birth certificate, valid voter ID card, insurance plan ID card, utility bill, valid federal issued ID, valid student ID, valid issued ID, valid West Virginia driver’s license, SNAP ID, TANF ID card, license to carry concealed weapon or firearm, valid US passport.
In some situations a voter without ID may sign an affidavit affirming identification.
More West Virginia voting and election information is available at: https://sos.wv.gov/elections/Pages/GoVoteWV.aspx.
OHIO: In Ohio, you need to show a valid ID to vote. You can use any ID from this list: paycheck that shows your current name and address, government issued document that shows your current name and address, utility bill, bank statement, valid federal issued ID, valid military ID, government check, valid Ohio issued ID, valid Ohio driver’s license.
You may carry the original or a copy of your ID. Statements, checks and bills should be dated no earlier than 365 days before Election Day.
If you do not have one of the Ohio valid IDs and need help getting ID, go to www.voteriders.org. For more information about voting in Ohio: https://www.sos.state.oh.us/elections/

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