Hello and welcome to the Monroe County Clerk’s Office Online Voter and Candidate Resource Center. We have created this site as a “one stop” location for voters and candidates to obtain information about an upcoming election. You can use this resource Center to see who has filed for office, review sample ballots, obtain forms, find your voting location and much, much more.
We hope you will find this Center helpful. If, by chance, you cannot find the info you need, please give us a call at (304) 772-3096.
2018 Primary Election Sample Ballots
2018 Primary Election Candidates
Please click here to obtain a list of 2018 Primary Election Candidates
New for 2018 ~ Voter Picture ID Law
Beginning January 1, 2018, voters must show a form of identification to vote in person during the Early Voting period or on Election Day in any election. Any ID shown for voting purposes must be valid and not expired.
Acceptable Forms of Non-Photo Identification
- Voter Registration Card
- Medicare card or Social Security card
- Birth certificate
- WV hunting or fishing license
- WV SNAP ID card
- WV TANF program ID card
- WV Medicaid ID card
- Bank or debit card
- Utility bill or bank statement issued within six months of the date of the election
- Health insurance card issued to the voter
Acceptable Forms of Photo Identification
- WV driver’s license or other WV ID card issued by the DMV
- Driver’s license issued by another state
- U.S. passport or passport card
- Military ID card issued by the U.S.
- U.S. or WV Government employee ID card
- Student ID card
- A concealed carry (pistol/revolver) permit
- Voter Registration Card with Photo (this can be obtained from the Monroe County Clerk's Office)
There are three (3) exceptions to the new Voter ID requirement
- Exception 1: Signed, Sworn Statement by an Adult who has Known the Voter for 6 Months or More.
A voter does not have to show an ID to vote if the voter is accompanied by an adult who:
- 1. Has known the voter for at least 6 months;
- 2. Shows a photo ID with his or her name and address
- 3. Signs an affidavit at the polling place confirming the voter’s identity.
- Exception 2: A Poll Worker Knows the Voter.
A voter does not have to show ID to vote if a poll worker has known the voter for at least 6 months. No additional affidavit or ID is required.
Exception 3: Residents of State Care Facilities
Residents of licensed WV state care facilities do not have to show ID to vote if:
- 1. The voter is a resident of the care facility;
- 2. The care facility is a polling place; and
- 3. The resident’s polling place is located at the care facility.
Should you have any questions about this new law, please contact the County Clerk's office at (304)772-3096.
Precincts & Delegate Districts
Monroe County is broken up into two (2) House of Delegate Districts. These districts are the 28th Delegate District and the 42nd Delegate District. The following precincts are located in the 28th Delegate District:
|Precinct 3 - Bellview||Precinct 5 - Locust Grove||Precinct 12 - Union|
|Precinct 13 - Union||Precinct 16 - Gap Mills||Precinct 18 - Sweet Springs|
|Precint 19 - Waiteville||Precinct 22 - Greenville||Precinct 23 - Rock Camp|
|Precinct 29 - Peterstown (in town)||Precinct 30 - Peterstown||Precinct 31 - Red Sulphur|
|Precinct 32 - Lindside||Precinct 33 - Cashmere||Precinct 34 - Bozoo|
The precincts located in the 42nd Delegate District are as follows:
|Precinct 1 - Alderson||Precinct 7 - Sinks Grove||Precinct 8 - Highland Green|
New Online Voter's Registration
The West Virginia Secretary of State has launched a new endeavor to help citizens of West Virginia register to vote. This system can be used to register to vote, as well as change any information that may be different. Please follow the link below
Unsure if you are registered to vote? Don't know where you go to vote? Follow the link below to find out!
Offices on the 2018 Primary Ballot, Where to File & Respective Filing Fees
Office Where to File Filing Fee US Senate West Virginia Secretary of State's Office $1,740.00 US House of Representative West Virginia Secretary of State's Office $1,740.00 State Senator West Virginia Secretary of State's Office $200.00 House of Delegates (28th & 42nd Delegate District) West Virginia Secretary of State's Office $100.00 County Commission (Central District) Monroe County Clerk's Office $317.86 Sheriff (Unexpired Term**) Monroe County Clerk's Office $480.48 Board of Education (3 Seats Availiable, Non-Partisan Race) Monroe County Clerk's Office $25.00 Conservation District Supervisor Monroe County Clerk's Office $25.00 State Executive Committee West Virginia Secretary of State's Office $20.00 District Executive Committee (Congressional, Senetorial & Delegate) West Virginia Secretary of State's Office $5.00 County Executive Committee Monroe County Clerk's Office $10.00
- **The individual elected to Sheriff in the November 6, 2018 General Election will serve from November 7, 2018 until December 31, 2020.
Voter Registration Totals
|Precinct||Precinct Name||Democrats||Republicans||No Party Choice||Mountain||Libertarian||Other||Total|
|29||Peterstown (in town)||162||173||100||1||0||1||437|
** As Of January 2nd, 2018
Early Voting Information
|April 25th through October 27th||8:30 AM - 4:30 PM|
|April 28th||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|April 30th through May 4th||8:30 AM - 4:30 PM|
|May 5th||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
Early Voting Locations
Early Voting Totals:
|April 25, 2018||44||36||80|
|April 26, 2018||57||26||83|
|April 27, 2018||45||45||90|
|April 28, 2018||21||22||43|
|April 30, 2018||38||32||70|
|May 1, 2018||43||57||100|
|May 2, 2018||53||38||91|
|May 3, 2018||54||38||92|
|May 4, 2018||77||51||128|
|May 5, 2018||64||60||124|
|April 25, 2018||28||50||0||0||2||80|
|April 26, 2018||27||53||0||0||3||83|
|April 27, 2018||47||36||0||0||7||90|
|April 28, 2018||18||21||0||0||4||43|
|April 30, 2018||31||39||0||0||0||70|
|May 1, 2018||38||62||0||0||0||100|
|May 2, 2018||38||51||0||0||2||91|
|May 3, 2018||43||49||0||0||0||92|
|May 4, 2018||58||69||0||0||1||128|
|May 5, 2018||54||69||0||0||1||124|
Important Dates to Remember
|Drawing for Order on the Ballot|
|Candidate Filing Period||January 8, 2018 through January 27, 2018|
|Absentee Ballot Period||February 12, 2018 through May 2, 2018|
|Deadline for Voter Registration for the Primary Election|
|Early Voting Period|
|Primary Election Day|
|Begin Canvassing Primary Election Results|
Interactive Precinct Map
To view an interactive precinct map, please click here.
Precincts Stats & Facts
To view Stats & Facts from each precinct, please click here.
Primary Election Information
The Early Voting Period for the May 8th, 2018 General Election is: April 25th, 2018 - May 5th, 2018
Voting will take place during normal business hours of the County Clerk's Office which are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am till 4:30 pm, excluding legal holidays, with the exception of April 28th and May 5th (both Saturdays) in which early voiting will be conducted between the times of 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
The following two locations are available for Early Voting:
1.Union - At the Courthouse, follow signs down sidewalk beside of Route 3. Entrance located behind courthouse.
2.Peterstown - Located at the Peterstown Town Hall on Thomas Street.