West Virginia Signature Requirements

Written by Nicolas Guillermo. Posted in West Virginia Activism


 Signature Requirements:

  • Partisan Candidate - no signatures required. Filing fee equal to 1% of the annual salary for the office sought is required. 
  • Independent - Signature equivalent to 1% of the total number of votes cast in the last election for the office sought, but no less than 25 signatures. 
  • Write ins - Candidates must file a Certificate of Announcement with the Secretary of States office. 
  • Recalls - 20% of the registered voters in the city of which a candidate is to be recalled with NO TIME RESTRICTION FOR GATHERING SIGNATURES!