West Virginia

West Virginia

You have no statewide Initiative & Referendum rights.


See the results of a poll on support for statewide initiative & referendum here.

Grade: F

Click here to view West Virginia’s individual report in Of the People, By the People, For the People: A 2010 Report Card on Statewide Voter Initiative Rights.

State Balloting Process

How to bring the ballot initiative process to West Virginia


A state senator (Campbell) introduced an initiative and referendum
bill in 1907, and a state delegate (Williams) introduced one in 1908… Read More

Ballot Qualifications & Schedule

There is currently no statewide initiative or referendum in West Virginia. Join Citizens in Charge Foundation and volunteer to help organize your state.