West Virginia Voters Win With Defeat of Amendment 1

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Press Release  November 16, 2022
West Virginia Voters Win With Defeat of Amendment 1
Under the changes proposed in Amendment 1, an extremist state legislature could have removed any public servant – and overturned the will of the people – without due process. We're proud of West Virginia voters for coming together and defending their right to democracy. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyFair Courts
Alerts and Updates  October 31, 2022
WV Citizens for Clean Elections Condemns Voter Intimidation Activities
We are collaborating with other nonpartisan groups on the ground in our state and across the country to address the intimidation efforts of bad actors, ensuring voters feel safe as they cast their ballots in 2022 and beyond. If any voter has concerns, they can call or text the Election Protection Coalition at 866-OUR-VOTE or 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA for assistance.  More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Press Release  October 31, 2022
Clean Election Groups Across the Country Condemn Voter Intimidation Activities
State-based grassroots organizations working for clean elections and promoting transparent and accountable government in Texas, West Virginia, North Carolina, California, Minnesota and Maine today condemned a secretive group, run by a QAnon believer and supported by Steve Bannon, that has engaged in voter harassment and intimidation activities in Arizona. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Alerts and Updates  October 17, 2022
Are You Ready to Vote?
Make sure you are ready to vote. The deadline to register or update your registration in WV is Tuesday, October 18. Don’t miss a chance to make your voice heard in this election. More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsVoting Rights
Press Release  September 28, 2022
Amendment No. 1 Would Destroy Checks and Balances in W.V.
Amendment No. 1 would make it so that no court in the state could intervene to protect the right to a fair hearing of a public official facing impeachment, no matter how frivolous the charge or constitutionally flawed the process. In the hands of a partisan majority, this new power could be abused to oust political opponents without cause, thereby eroding existing checks and balances between the three branches of government and undercutting public trust in the political process.  More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsJudicial Independence
Alerts and Updates  July 12, 2022
A Survey to Safeguard Democracy
As we gather, as a nation, to reflect upon the prevalent circulation of the “Big Lie,” and the resulting January 6th coup attempt, it is more important than ever that we take the necessary steps to safeguard our democracy. To accomplish this, WV Citizens for Clean Elections and its partners in the WV Freedom to Vote Coalition are working to eliminate barriers of access to the polls, hold our election officials accountable, and restore faith in the sanctity of our elections among the general public. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Alerts and Updates  April 27, 2022
Early Voting is Underway!
Early voting for the 2022 primary election is underway across West Virginia! Voting is fundamental to our democracy. Know your options and make a plan to vote. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights