COVID-19 and Voting: Help Your Neighbors Vote!

We need YOUR help to contact neighbors about voting! Let’s #VoteTogetherWV to give this 2020 primary the best turnout ever. 

JOIN US FOR THE VOTE TOGETHER WV PHONE BANKING LAUNCH & TRAINING:

THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 5PM-8:30PM

*** SIGN UP HERE!! ***

Let's #VoteTogetherWV!

The West Virginia Primary Election is coming up fast on June 9, and it’s going to take ALL OF US to help people vote in the era of COVID-19!!

We’re looking for volunteers to make phone calls from their homes from April 30 until June 9. We’ll provide virtual trainings, scripts, phone numbers, staff who are on call to answer questions, and all the info you need to get started.

And it’s gonna be FUN!  We’ll host two phone bank shifts per week where volunteers can encourage each other, take part in games and themed activities, win PRIZES from local businesses, catch up on training, get questions answered by staff, and more.  Once you’re trained, you can also make calls whenever works best for you.

Ready to get started? 

Sign up today and join us for our big launch on April 30 at 5pm! 

5pm – Virtual phone banking training & orientation

6-8pm – Phone banking

8pm – Debrief and what’s next

Questions?  Please contact Savanna Lyons at savanna@wvcag.org or 304-673-0053.

Sign up to get the details!

General information on Voting in the 2020 Primary

Due to COVID-19, a few things about the primary have changed:

  •     The election date has been changed from May 12th to June 9th
  •     The voter registration deadline is now May 19th
  •     All West Virginian Voters have the option to vote via absentee ballot
  •     Absentee ballots must be requested via your county clerk; Applications have been mailed to all voters (If you haven’t received your application contact your county clerk.)
  •     Early Voting is May 27th-June 6th
  •     County Clerks must receive your request for an absentee ballot by June 3rd

Spread the word by helping with our phone bank! 

It’s important for everyone to understand how important this election is and how to make their voices heard as safely as possible. This election is about far more than the presidential primary. Voters will also select state Supreme Court of Appeals justices and local school board members, among many other races. (Our clean elections coalition, WV Citizens for Clean Elections, is launching a website next week to provide you with information about the judicial elections and the candidates so that you can make an informed decision when you vote. Stay tuned for more about this resource and how you can help spread the word.)  

ABOUT the VOTE TOGETHER WV coalition: Vote Together WV is a joint effort of a nonpartisan state table dedicated to voter turnout and engagement.  Our table includes leaders of ACLU-WV, Our Future WV, WV FREE, WV Citizen Action Education Fund, West Virginia Rivers Coalition, Team for West Virginia’s Children, NASW-WV, and others.

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