WV Secretary of State Mac Warner is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the West Virginia University School of Law. He also holds two Masters Degrees in International Law from the University of Virginia.
During his 23-year career in the United States Army, Secretary Warner served on four continents, deploying to military hot spots around the world while also serving on the staff at the U.S. Army War College. Prior to being elected Secretary of State, Lt. Colonel Warner served five years with the U.S. State Department in Afghanistan. Since taking his oath of office on January 16, 2017, Secretary Warner has been recognized throughout the country for his innovation in cybersecurity and election preparation. Under his leadership, West Virginia became the first state in the nation to offer a mobile voting application designed specifically for military personnel deployed to remote areas of the world at election time.
Knowing that safe and secure elections begin with accurate voter registration lists, Secretary Warner developed a comprehensive strategy to update WV’s voter files in all of the state’s 55 counties.