An individual may file as an official write-in candidate for Shinnston At-Large
City Council position to be elected in the May 14, 2024 election by filing the
Write-In Candidate’s Certificate of Announcement at Shinnston City Hall, 40 Main
Street, Shinnston, WV during business hours until March 26, 2024. There is no
filing fee for Write-in Candidacy.
A person wanting to file as an official write-in candidate must meet the eligibility
requirements for that specific office.
- Write-in candidates are not listed on the ballot; rather, a list of official write-in
candidates is posted at each polling place during early voting and on Election Day.
- Only votes for official write-in candidates are counted. • Write-in candidates are
not required to pay a filing fee or collect signatures. A candidate must file his or
her Write-In Candidate’s Certificate of Announcement by the deadlines listed
- Primary Election write-in candidate deadline for non-partisan candidates:
March 26, 2024.