West Virginia Activism

Mountaineers are Always Free

West Virginia became the 35th state to join the Union on June 20th 1863

West Virginia Allows: Nominations and Local Recalls.

Signature Requirements:

  • Partisan Candidate – no signatures required. Filing fee equal to 1% of the annual salary for the office sought is required.
  • Independent – Signature equivalent to 1% of the total number of votes cast in the last election for the office sought, but no less than 25 signatures.
  • Write-ins – Candidates must file a Certificate of Announcement with the Secretary of States office.
  • Recalls – 20% of the registered voters in the city of which a candidate is to be recalled with NO TIME RESTRICTION FOR GATHERING SIGNATURES!

The following three websites provide the most current information about your state’s ballot proposal news.

West Virginia at Ballotpedia

West Virginia at Citizens in Charge

West Virginia at Recall the Rogues

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