Register to vote

Are you registered to vote in West Virginia?

Check if you are registered to vote in West Virginia on the Secretary of State website.

Who is eligible to register to vote

  • You must be a citizen of the United States.
  • You must be at least 17 years of age and will be 18 on or before the next general election.
  • You must have a legal residence address in Mercer County.
  • You must not be under conviction, probation or parole for election bribery, treason or any felony.
  • You must not be judged incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction.

How to register

  • Apply in person at the DMV office or County Clerk's Office.
  • Apply by mail by filling out a WV voter registration application, and mail it to the Mercer County Clerk's Office at 1501 Main Street, Suite 121 Princeton, WV 24740.

View or download the West Virginia voter registration application.

When to update your voter registration

  • If your address changes, you get married / divorced,  or you want to change your political party you will need to update your registration.

How to update your voter registration

  • Fill out a new application by mail / or come by the Mercer County Voter Registration Office.