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Absentee by mail voting guide, you will be receiving your application soon

SUMMERS CO., W.Va. (WVVA) - All Summers County registered voters should receive an absentee ballot application soon for the Primary Election now scheduled for June 9, 2020.

The goal of this uniform, statewide emailing is to ensure every eligible voter has an opportunity to vote while protecting the health of voters, county clerk's staff members, election workers, and the general public, while
maximizing participation in the June 9th Primary Election.

Votes who do not wish to vote in person due to the coronavirus situation are eligible to request an absentee ballot by mail.

Any voter that does not choose to vote an absentee ballot, may still
vote in person during Early Voting (May 27 to June 6) or on Election Day (June 9).

There are three simple steps for voting an absentee-by-mail ballot:

  1. Voter submits an absentee ballot application to the Summers County Clerk, 120 Ballengee Street, Suite 106, Hinton, WV 25951. (Watch your mail for the COVID-19 postcard mailed to you the first week of April or call the office at 304-466-7104 if you do not receive the postcard)
  2. Once completed and returned, the county cderk will mail a postage prepaid absentee ballot with instructions and materials to the voter.
  3. The voter marks the absentee ballot according to the instructions and mails it back to the county clerk as soon as possible. (Ballot must be postmarked by Election Day, June
    9, 2020)

Any voter who has already received their absentee application may disregard any additional application mailings.

Feel free to contact Mary Beth Merritt, Summers County Clerk at 304-
466-7104 if you have any questions.

Bailey Pace

Social Media and Digital Content Manager

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