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UPDATE: WV early voting location reopens after positive COVID-19 sanitation

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NITRO, WV (WOWK) Update 8:30 Tuesday, Oct. 27: The City of Nitro-Police Department’s early voting location has reopened this morning after it was sanitized by the National Guard.

Officials say there are new poll workers in place and voting will resume for the remainder of Early Voting from today to Saturday, Oct. 31st.


NITRO, WV (WOWK) – One early voting location will be closed today due to a poll worker testing positive for COVID-19.

The site located at the City of Nitro-Police Department, 493 1st Ave. will reopen tomorrow after the polling site can be sanitized properly and new poll workers can be put into place. 

“We have been prepared for a situation like this,” County Clerk Vera McCormick said. “We have back-up poll workers who are ready to work in case there is a situation like this that would arise.  We have seven other Early Voting sites open that a voter may go to today and cast their vote.”

Other early voting locations include:

  • Cross Lanes Sheriff’s Detachment
  • Belle Town Hall
  • City of St. Albans, City Hall
  • Sissonville Library
  • Elkview Community Center
  • Marmet Town Hall
  • Voter’s Registration Office

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