Voter Registration / Elections

Would you like to register to vote?

The County Clerk is the Chief Elections Officer for the County and has the responsibility of maintaining the record of registered voters and conducting Elections in our County. You may register to vote in person, by mail, online or at any Department of Motor Vehicles. When registering at the DMV, the records are forwarded to the respective county of residence.

If you wish to register to vote you may appear in person in the Voter Registration Office located in the Raleigh County Courthouse. If you wish to obtain a voter’s ID card the day you apply you must bring proof of age (i.e. Driver’s License, birth certificate, passport or state issued I.D.) and proof of your physical address (i.e. driver’s license, utility bill, check, other government ID, mail).

If you wish to register by mail, you may call our office to obtain a mail-in registration form to complete and mail back to our office.
Or you may register online by going to the WV Secretary of State’s website.
If you have moved and need to update your address or you wish to change your party registration, you may also do that in person, by mail or online.

You can also register online at the West Virginia Secretary of State website.

Would you like to be a poll Worker?

Poll workers are nominated by the County’s Party Executive Committees and those names are given to the County Clerk to work the polls on Election Day.  Raleigh County employs 435 poll workers on Election Day. You must be a registered voter in Raleigh County to be a Poll Worker. Poll workers must arrive at their polling place by 5: 30 am on Election Morning and do not leave until after the poll close on Election Day at 7:30 pm. They must remain at the polling place the entire day.  The current rate of pay is $50.00 for training and $200.00 for the Day, for a total of $250.00.   Alternates that attend training and are available to serve on Election Day ( waiting on a phone call ) but not placed in a precinct will be compensated for training.   If you are interested in becoming a poll worker you may click the link below, complete the information and email it to the Clerk’s Office at

If you would like to register or update your registration, you may contact our office or go to

As of the 2011 session of the WV Legislature, Raleigh County is in the 3rd US Congressional District, the 9th State senatorial district and we are divided into six (6) house of delegate districts.
If you would like to know your districts you can CHECK HERE.