State releases sample ballot tool

With the November 8th General Election less than a month away, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner announced recently that voters can now easily access an interactive sample ballot tool online by going to

The interactive sample ballot tool allows voters to review their specific ballot, practice making their selections, and print their sample ballot for later review. To access a sample ballot in the interactive tool, voters simply type in their name as it appears on their voter registration card, date of birth, and county of registration.

“The interactive sample ballot tool is a new and unique way for voters to get educated on the candidates and public questions that they will be voting on in the November 8th General Election. We want voters to have plenty of time to re- search the candidates and constitutional amendments so they are prepared to vote on election day,” Warner said.

As in past elections, Warner said that traditional sample ballot images will also be posted online at

Early in-person voting begins on October 26 and runs through Saturday, November 5.

Absentee voting is currently taking place for those that are eligible. To learn more about absentee voting, being a poll worker, locating your voting precinct and all other election administration information, go to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s secure elections website at