Voter Information

The next Morgantown City Council Election is April 25, 2023. Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.

2023 Municipal Election Sample Ballot

If you have any questions about the upcoming municipal election, please contact the Morgantown City Clerk's office at 304-284-7434.

To find the current elected representatives for your ward, click here.

Register to Vote

The Monongalia County Clerk maintains the registration of all voters in the City of Morgantown and Monongalia County as outlined under State Code. Citizens residing within Morgantown's city limits must follow the same registration process for voting in Municipal Elections as with state and federal elections conducted by the county.

Residents of Monongalia County register to vote at the Monongalia County Clerk's office located at 243 High Street, Morgantown, WV 26505. The County Clerk’s office telephone number is 304-291-7230.  However, residents may also register to vote online by clicking the link below. 

For additional information to help you answer questions regarding voter's registration and voting procedures, visit the West Virginia Secretary of State's website.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 will be the final day to register to vote before the election. Voter registration closes on the twenty-first day before the election or on the first day thereafter which is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday.

Early Voting

Any registered voter within Morgantown city limits is eligible for early voting. Early voting will take place from April 12, 2023 to April 22, 2023 at the following location:

  • Historic Train Depot at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park - 185 Garrett St.
    • Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Absentee Voting

Registered Voters in the City of Morgantown who will be out of town during the period of Early Voting through Election Day or who are confined to their homes on Election Day and the entirety of the early voting period may apply for an absentee ballot. Ballots are to be returned by mail and must be postmarked by the date of the election. Military and Overseas Voters may take advantage of the online ballot delivery system by applying for an online absentee ballot using the separate Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).

If you fear voting in person due to the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may apply for an absentee ballot using the standard application. Under Section A you should check the first box for "illness which keeps me confined".

You may submit your application by mail or email. All applications must be signed in the handwriting of the voter. Electronic signatures are not valid. Each voter must submit a separate application. It is not a requirement to submit an ID when applying for an absentee ballot. Applications should be mailed to: 389 Spruce Street Morgantown, WV 26505 or emailed to the Morgantown City Clerk at Your ballot will be mailed through the United States Postal Service once your signed application is received in the City Clerk's office.

Once you submit your absentee application you can track your absentee ballot here.

Polling Places

Polling places are based on a resident's precinct, not by ward. You can see your precinct on your Voter Registration Card. If you need help finding your precinct, call the City Clerk's office at 304-284-7434. To locate your polling place, click here.

Precinct 1: Mountaineer Mall / 5000 Greenbag Road, Morgantown, WV 26501

Precinct 2A: MHS Auditorium Lobby / 109 Wilson Avenue, Morgantown, WV 26501

Precinct 2B: MHS Auditorium Lobby / 109 Wilson Avenue, Morgantown, WV 26501

Precinct 10: First Presbyterian Church / 456 Spruce Street, Morgantown, WV 26505

Precinct 13: Morgantown Municipal Airport / 100 Hart Field Road, Morgantown, WV 26505

Precinct 16: BOPARC Senior Center / 287 Eureka Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505

Precinct 23: Research Ridge Business Park / 3602 Collins Ferry Road, Morgantown, WV 26505

Precinct 26: Suncrest United Methodist Church / 479 Van Voorhis Road, Morgantown, WV 26505

Precinct 30: Sabraton Hill Baptist Church / 1641 Sabraton Avenue, Morgantown, WV 26505

Precinct 31: Morgantown Municipal Airport / 100 Hart Field Road, Morgantown, WV 26505

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