WVa Senate President Has Model Amendment: Require Voters To Be US Citizens

A Senate resolution would create an amendment to the state Constitution providing that only West Virginia citizens who are United States citizens are qualified to vote in elections.

Senate President Craig Blair (R-Berkeley) sponsored and introduced the resolution January 22.

“Most people assume that in order to vote in the United States, a person must be a citizen of the United States,” Blair told The West Virginia Record. “However, that isn’t always the case.