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2020 Primary Endorsements

The AFT-WV Committee on Political Education met on Friday, March 27th via video teleconference to determine the union's endorsements for the 2020 primary election. 

The endorsements were determined by several factors including candidate survey responses and voting record (if applicable.)  Additionally, one endorsement for a Supreme Court seat was later rescinded. 

Update from WVDE: March 24

The WVDE released the information below today: 
 
COVID-19 SCHOOL CLOSURE FINANCE FAQ 3.24.2020 
Note:  These responses from the WVDE are based on the COVID-19 health emergency status as of today’s date and are subject to change as this health emergency evolves.  This guidance is general in nature and exceptions may be appropriate based on each county’s unique circumstances.   
 
 
Q1. How should county boards handle paying their spring sport coaches given shortened/canceled seasons?   

Absentee Ballot Information

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the WV Secretary of State has extended absentee ballot voting to include anyone who is concerned that voting in person during the May 12 primary could affect their health.