May 8th is the WV Primary Election but early voting begins on April 25th. During a primary election the vote is deciding on which candidate will represent the party you are registered with during the general election on November 6, 2018.
If you aren’t sure who is on the ballot for your district or what offices are up for election visit this website. (It asks for your email and your address, but only your address is needed)
If you aren’t aware if you are registered or just want to check and make sure you can visit this website.