The County Clerk is elected to six year terms of office and is responsible for the management of records for the County, the County Commission and serves as the Chief Voter Registration/County Election Officer. The Clerk’s primary responsibilities center around two basic functions: to act as clerk (fiscal Officer) of the Raleigh County Commission and to act as the receiver of fees charged for the instruments filed and recorded within the County.
The Clerk’s duties include recording deeds, liens, births, marriages, deaths and other judgments, and to record and probate wills, other related probate documents and to assist in administration of estates. In addition, the clerk is responsible for registering eligible voters, maintaining the voter registration records, maintaining custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, obtaining and training poll workers and counting ballots, preparing the ballot, receiving filing for county elective offices, and conducting absentee voting.
The Clerk maintains payroll for all county employees, receives all accounts, pays county debts, maintains the county’s financial statements and maintains all orders/minutes of and from the County Commission. The Clerk’s duties include recording deeds, liens, births, marriages, deaths, judgments, recording and probating wills and other related probate documents. The Clerk is also responsible for assisting in administration of estates.
Daniel W. Moore, County Clerk
Raleigh County Voters :
Please note that for the upcoming Election, the state will NOT be sending everyone
an absentee ballot application like they did for the 2020 Primary.
If you would like to request an application for any reason, please call the Voters Registration Office
at 304-252-8681 or visit www.govotewv.com to apply online.
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In compliance with
Gov Jim Justice’s Executive Order,
individuals age 9 and over
must wear face coverings
to enter the courthouse.
We are located at:
Raleigh County Courthouse
215 Main Street
Beckley WV 25801
Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:00.