West Virginia Counts 24,251 Early Voters On First Day

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s secretary of state says 24,251 voters cast ballots Wednesday, the first day of early voting in the state’s general election.

The 10-day early voting period ends Saturday, Nov. 5, three days before Election Day.

According to Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, voters can cast ballots at their county courthouse, courthouse annex or community voting location designated by their county during regular business hours.

She says early voting locations will also be open on the next two Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

West Virginia has 1.27 million registered voters, with 45 percent registered Democrats and 31 percent Republicans. Some counties are still processing registration files.