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Early Voting Underway in West Virginia

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email
(WSAZ Photo / John Green)

(WSAZ Photo / John Green)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ & AP) -- West Virginia voters can begin heading to the polls to cast votes ahead of the Nov. 6 general election.

Early voting begins Wednesday and runs through 5 p.m. on Nov. 3. Polls will be open on Saturdays.

In the 2008 election, more than 153,000 people cast early ballots. That was almost 22 percent of all of the votes cast in that election.

Overall turnout was 58.7 percent.

New voter registration totals show there are more than 1.2 million registered voters in the state, with Democrats outnumbering Republicans 640,000 to 358,000.

More than 222,000 people registered with no party affiliation.

11 counties have more Republicans registered than Democrats, up from 10.

If you would like to check the early voting hours in your county, click on the link below.

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