Early voting in the Mountain State kicked off today.
Early Voting hours are weekdays between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 5pm. The last day for early voting will be on Halloween between 9am and 5pm.
According to Logan County Clerk John Turner, early voting is being conducted in the County Commission office building on Stratton Street to provide adequate space between voters due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
A steady stream of voters entered and exited the polling place all morning and throughout the afternoon. The first four hours of operation accumulated over 130 voters. A total of 251 early votes were cast in Logan County Wednesday.
West Virginia voters are permitted to vote absentee due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As of this reporting, the Logan County Clerk’s office has mailed out 1,269 absentee ballots. A total of 858 Logan County voters have already voted.
Absentee ballot applications must be received by Wednesday, October 28.
Voting in county precincts is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3.