More than 16,000 turn out for first day of early voting in West Virginia

Voters turn out Wednesday in Cabell County for the first day of early voting. (WCHS/WVAH)

More than 16,000 voters cast ballots in West Virginia during the first day of the early voting period.

Statistics from the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office show that 16,750 state residents voted when early voting opened Wednesday. Of that total, 7,651 were Democrats, and 6,372 were Republicans.

The early voting period runs through Saturday, Nov. 3. Hours and locations for early voting in Kanawha County are available here.

Kanawha County had 1,601 early votes cast Wednesday, Putnam had 619, and Cabell County had 907.

Some of the highest early vote totals were in Monongalia, 1,302, Berkeley, 992, and Wood, 818.

You can learn more details about candidates in some key races in our Know Your Candidates section here.

Below is the county-by-county breakdown for early voting:

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