Mon County participates in early voting

MORGANTOWN — Of the 723 ballots cast during Monongalia County’s early voting period through Friday, 552, or about 76 percent, have been cast by voters who are 55-years-old or older.

Thus far, about 1.1 percent of the county’s 66,736 registered voters have taken part in early voting ahead of the May 8 primary election.

Early voting runs through May 5.

According to a press release issued Friday by Secretary of State Mac Warner, 13,232 early votes were cast statewide as of Friday morning. Those numbers  include 7,137 Democrats, 4,090 Republicans and 1,965 with no party affiliation.

There are four locations in Monongalia County to take advantage of early voting: Mountaineer Mall, Mason-Dixon Park, WVU Alumni Center and the Westover Community Building.

Locations will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through May 5.

Voters will need some form of identification, which can include:

  • West Virginia driver’s license or other West Virginia 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 West Virginia government employee ID card.
  • Student ID card.
  • Concealed carry permit.
  • Voter registration card.
  • Medicare card or Social Security card.
  • Birth certificate.
  • West Virginia hunting or fishing license.
  • West Virginia SNAP ID card.
  • West Virginia TANF program ID card.
  • West Virginia 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.
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