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West Virginia

2022 population: 1,775,156   ( 77,838 from 2010 , 18,599 from 2020)
Land area: 24041.0 square miles
Population density: 73.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:1,618,266 91.16% 6.3%
Black:63,9333.60% 2.9%
Indian:3,9010.22% 11.7%
Asian:16,2900.92% 28.6%
2+ races:35,9762.03% 44.0%
Hispanic:36,7902.07% 65.2%
Total non-White:156,8908.84% 23.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:39,084 10.9
Deaths:62,98617.6
Net Migration: 2,4600.7
Net Immigration: 2,5360.7
Change in White population:-107,990 -5.8
Change in Non-White pop.:30,152 1.6



Historical Presidential Election Results for West Virginia



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSVEV
2020 56% Donald Trump* (R) 545,382 68.6% Joe Biden (D) 235,984 29.7% 13,365 [+] 1.7% 794,731 22 0.50% 5
2016 50% Donald Trump (R) 489,371 67.9% Hillary Clinton (D) 188,794 26.2% 43,066 [+] 6.0% 721,231 22 0.53% 5
2012 46% Mitt Romney (R) 417,655 62.1% Barack Obama* (D) 238,269 35.5% 16,195 [+] 2.4% 672,119 15 0.52% 5
2008 50% John McCain (R) 397,466 55.6% Barack Obama (D) 303,857 42.5% 13,800 [+] 1.9% 715,123 10 0.54% 5
2004 53% George W. Bush* (R) 423,778 56.1% John Kerry (D) 326,541 43.2% 5,568 [+] 0.7% 755,887 5 0.62% 5
2000 46% George W. Bush (R) 336,475 51.9% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 295,497 45.6% 16,152 [+] 2.5% 648,124 4 0.61% 5
1996 47% Bill Clinton* (D) 327,812 51.5% Robert Dole (R) 233,946 36.8% 74,701 [+] 11.7% 636,459 -4 0.66% 5
1992 51% Bill Clinton (D) 331,001 48.4% George Bush* (R) 241,974 35.4% 110,736 [+] 16.2% 683,711 -2 0.65% 5
1988 50% Michael Dukakis (D) 341,016 52.2% George Bush (R) 310,065 47.5% 2,230 [+] 0.3% 653,311 -6 0.71% 6
1984 54% Ronald Reagan* (R) 405,483 55.1% Walter Mondale (D) 328,125 44.6% 2,134 0.3% 735,742 -4 0.79% 6
1980 53% Jimmy Carter* (D) 367,462 49.8% Ronald Reagan (R) 334,206 45.3% 36,047 [+] 4.9% 737,715 -5 0.85% 6
1976 58% Jimmy Carter (D) 435,914 58.0% Gerald Ford* (R) 314,760 41.9% 290 [+] 0.0% 750,964 -6 0.92% 6
1972 61% Richard Nixon* (R) 484,964 63.6% George McGovern (D) 277,435 36.4% 0 0.0% 762,399 3 0.98% 6
1968 73% Hubert Humphrey (D) 374,091 49.6% Richard Nixon (R) 307,555 40.8% 72,560 [+] 9.6% 754,206 -3 1.03% 7
1964 75% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 538,087 67.9% Barry Goldwater (R) 253,953 32.1% 0 0.0% 792,040 -6 1.12% 7
1960 78% John Kennedy (D) 441,786 52.7% Richard Nixon (R) 395,995 47.3% 0 0.0% 837,781 -2 1.22% 8
1956 74% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 449,297 54.1% Adlai Stevenson (D) 381,534 45.9% 0 0.0% 830,831 -3 1.34% 8
1952 76% Adlai Stevenson (D) 453,578 51.9% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 419,970 48.1% 0 0.0% 873,548 -7 1.41% 8
1948 67% Harry Truman* (D) 429,188 57.3% Thomas Dewey (R) 316,251 42.2% 3,311 [+] 0.4% 748,750 -3 1.53% 8
1944 66% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 392,777 54.9% Thomas Dewey (R) 322,819 45.1% 0 0.0% 715,596 -1 1.49% 8
1940 81% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 495,662 57.1% Wendell Willkie (R) 372,414 42.9% 0 0.0% 868,076 -2 1.74% 8
1936 87% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 502,582 60.6% Alf Landon (R) 325,358 39.2% 2,005 [+] 0.2% 829,945 3 1.82% 8
1932 81% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 405,124 54.5% Herbert Hoover* (R) 330,731 44.5% 7,919 [+] 1.1% 743,774 5 1.87% 8
1928 75% Herbert Hoover (R) 375,551 58.4% Al Smith (D) 263,784 41.0% 3,417 [+] 0.5% 642,752 0 1.75% 8
1924 72% Calvin Coolidge (R) 288,635 49.5% John Davis (D) 257,232 44.1% 37,795 [+] 6.5% 583,662 -5 2.01% 8
1920 68% Warren Harding (R) 282,007 55.3% James Cox (D) 220,785 43.3% 7,146 [+] 1.4% 509,938 -5 1.90% 8
1916 40% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 143,124 49.4% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 140,403 48.4% 6,325 [+] 2.2% 289,852 3 1.56% 8
1912 40% Woodrow Wilson (D) 113,197 42.1% William Taft* (R) 79,112 29.4% 76,519 [+] 28.5% 268,828 6 1.79% 8
1908 44% William Taft (R) 137,869 53.4% William J. Bryan (D) 111,418 43.2% 8,864 [+] 3.4% 258,151 2 1.73% 7
1904 45% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 132,628 55.3% Alton Parker (D) 100,881 42.0% 6,517 [+] 2.7% 240,026 -1 1.77% 7
1900 46% William McKinley* (R) 119,829 54.3% William J. Bryan (D) 98,504 44.7% 2,176 [+] 1.0% 220,509 3 1.58% 6
* incumbent         PUSV: percent of U.S. vote



2020 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 235,984 29.7%
Donald Trump* (R) 545,382 68.6%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 10,687 1.3%
Other 2,678 0.3%
TOTAL 794,731
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 22


2016 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 188,794 26.2%
Donald Trump (R) 489,371 67.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 23,004 3.2%
Jill Stein (Grn) 8,075 1.1%
Evan McMullin (I) 1,104 0.2%
Other 10,883 1.5%
TOTAL 721,231
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 22


2012 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 238,269 35.5%
Mitt Romney (R) 417,655 62.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 6,302 0.9%
Other 9,893 1.5%
TOTAL 672,119
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 15


2008 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 303,857 42.5%
John McCain (R) 397,466 55.6%
Ralph Nader (I) 7,219 1.0%
Other 6,581 0.9%
TOTAL 715,123
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 10


2004 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 423,778 56.1%
John Kerry (D) 326,541 43.2%
Ralph Nader (I) 4,063 0.5%
Other 1,505 0.2%
TOTAL 755,887
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 5


2000 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 336,475 51.9%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 295,497 45.6%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 10,680 1.6%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 3,169 0.5%
Other 2,303 0.4%
TOTAL 648,124
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 4


1996 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 327,812 51.5%
Robert Dole (R) 233,946 36.8%
Ross Perot (Ref) 71,639 11.3%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 3,062 0.5%
TOTAL 636,459
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): -4


1992 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 331,001 48.4%
George Bush* (R) 241,974 35.4%
Ross Perot (I) 108,829 15.9%
Other 1,907 0.3%
TOTAL 683,711
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): -2


1988 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 310,065 47.5%
Michael Dukakis (D) 341,016 52.2%
Other 2,230 0.3%
TOTAL 653,311
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): -6


1984 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 405,483 55.1%
Walter Mondale (D) 328,125 44.6%
Other 2,134 0.3%
TOTAL 735,742
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -4


1980 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 334,206 45.3%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 367,462 49.8%
John Anderson (I) 31,691 4.3%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 4,356 0.6%
TOTAL 737,715
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -5


1976 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 435,914 58.0%
Gerald Ford* (R) 314,760 41.9%
Other 290 0.0%
TOTAL 750,964
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): -6


1972 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 484,964 63.6%
George McGovern (D) 277,435 36.4%
TOTAL 762,399
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 3


1968 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 307,555 40.8%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 374,091 49.6%
George Wallace (AIP) 72,560 9.6%
TOTAL 754,206
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): -3


1964 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 538,087 67.9%
Barry Goldwater (R) 253,953 32.1%
TOTAL 792,040
Turnout: 75% Diff (US): -6


1960 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 441,786 52.7%
Richard Nixon (R) 395,995 47.3%
TOTAL 837,781
Turnout: 78% Diff (US): -2


1956 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 449,297 54.1%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 381,534 45.9%
TOTAL 830,831
Turnout: 74% Diff (US): -3


1952 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 419,970 48.1%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 453,578 51.9%
TOTAL 873,548
Turnout: 76% Diff (US): -7


1948 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 429,188 57.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 316,251 42.2%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 3,311 0.4%
TOTAL 748,750
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): -3


1944 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 392,777 54.9%
Thomas Dewey (R) 322,819 45.1%
TOTAL 715,596
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -1


1940 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 495,662 57.1%
Wendell Willkie (R) 372,414 42.9%
TOTAL 868,076
Turnout: 81% Diff (US): -2


1936 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 502,582 60.6%
Alf Landon (R) 325,358 39.2%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 832 0.1%
Other 1,173 0.1%
TOTAL 829,945
Turnout: 87% Diff (US): 3


1932 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 405,124 54.5%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 330,731 44.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 5,133 0.7%
Other 2,786 0.4%
TOTAL 743,774
Turnout: 81% Diff (US): 5


1928 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 375,551 58.4%
Al Smith (D) 263,784 41.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,313 0.2%
Other 2,104 0.3%
TOTAL 642,752
Turnout: 75% Diff (US): 0


1924 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 288,635 49.5%
John Davis (D) 257,232 44.1%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 36,723 6.3%
Other 1,072 0.2%
TOTAL 583,662
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): -5


1920 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 282,007 55.3%
James Cox (D) 220,785 43.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 5,618 1.1%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 1,528 0.3%
TOTAL 509,938
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): -5


1916 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 140,403 48.4%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 143,124 49.4%
Allan Benson (Soc) 6,150 2.1%
James Hanly (Proh) 175 0.1%
TOTAL 289,852
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 3


1912 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 113,197 42.1%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 56,754 21.1%
William Taft* (R) 79,112 29.4%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 15,248 5.7%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 4,517 1.7%
TOTAL 268,828
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 6


1908 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 137,869 53.4%
William J. Bryan (D) 111,418 43.2%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 3,679 1.4%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 5,139 2.0%
Other 46 0.0%
TOTAL 258,151
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 2


1904 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 132,628 55.3%
Alton Parker (D) 100,881 42.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,573 0.7%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 4,599 1.9%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 339 0.1%
Other 6 0.0%
TOTAL 240,026
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -1


1900 President, West Virginia
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 119,829 54.3%
William J. Bryan (D) 98,504 44.7%
John Woolley (Proh) 1,628 0.7%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 286 0.1%
Other 262 0.1%
TOTAL 220,509
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 3
* incumbent

Historical Statewide Election Results for West Virginia

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YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2020 G 54% Jim Justice* (R) 497,944 64.8% Ben Salango (D) 237,024 30.8% 33,836 [+] 4.4% 768,804
2020 S2 55% Shelley Capito* (R) 547,454 70.3% Paula Swearengin (D) 210,309 27.0% 21,155 [+] 2.7% 778,918
2018 S1 41% Joe Manchin* (D) 290,510 49.6% Patrick Morrissey (R) 271,113 46.3% 24,411 [+] 4.2% 586,034
2016 G 50% Jim Justice (D) 350,408 49.1% Bill Cole (R) 301,987 42.3% 61,484 [+] 8.6% 713,879
2014 S2 31% Shelley Capito (R) 281,820 62.1% Natalie Tennant (D) 156,360 34.5% 15,509 [+] 3.4% 453,689
2012 G 46% Earl Ray Tomblin* (D) 335,468 50.5% Bill Maloney (R) 303,291 45.6% 25,775 [+] 3.9% 664,534
2012 S1 45% Joe Manchin* (D) 399,939 60.6% John Raese (R) 240,787 36.5% 19,517 [+] 3.0% 660,243
2011 G 21% Earl Ray Tomblin* (D) 149,202 49.6% Bill Maloney (R) 141,656 47.0% 10,226 [+] 3.4% 301,084
2010 S1 36% Joe Manchin (D) 283,358 53.5% John Raese (R) 230,013 43.4% 16,577 [+] 3.1% 529,948
2008 G 49% Joe Manchin* (D) 492,697 69.8% Russ Weeks (R) 181,612 25.7% 31,737 [+] 4.5% 706,046
2008 S2 49% Jay Rockefeller* (D) 447,560 63.7% Jay Wolfe (R) 254,629 36.3% 119 0.0% 702,308
2006 S1 14% Robert Byrd* (D) 159,154 77.0% John Raese (R) 47,408 23.0% 0 0.0% 206,562
2004 G 52% Joe Manchin (D) 472,758 63.5% Monty Warner (R) 253,131 34.0% 18,544 [+] 2.5% 744,433
2002 S2 31% Jay Rockefeller* (D) 275,281 63.1% Jay Wolfe (R) 160,902 36.9% 0 0.0% 436,183
2000 S1 43% Robert Byrd* (D) 469,215 77.8% David Gallaher (R) 121,635 20.2% 12,627 [+] 2.1% 603,477
2000 G 46% Bob Wise (D) 324,822 50.1% Cecil Underwood* (R) 305,926 47.2% 17,299 [+] 2.7% 648,047
1996 S2 44% Jay Rockefeller* (D) 456,526 76.6% Betty Burks (R) 139,088 23.4% 0 0.0% 595,614
1996 G 46% Cecil Underwood (R) 324,518 51.6% Charlotte Pritt (D) 287,870 45.8% 16,171 [+] 2.6% 628,559
1994 S1 31% Robert Byrd* (D) 290,495 69.0% Stan Klos (R) 130,441 31.0% 0 0.0% 420,936
1992 G 49% Gaston Caperton* (D) 368,302 56.0% Cleve Benedict (R) 240,390 36.6% 48,873 [+] 7.4% 657,565
1990 S2 30% Jay Rockefeller* (D) 276,234 68.3% John Yoder (R) 128,071 31.7% 0 0.0% 404,305
1988 G 49% Gaston Caperton (D) 382,421 58.9% Arch Moore* (R) 267,172 41.1% 0 0.0% 649,593
1988 S1 48% Robert Byrd* (D) 410,983 64.8% Jay Wolfe (R) 223,564 35.2% 0 0.0% 634,547
1984 S2 53% Jay Rockefeller (D) 374,233 51.8% John Raese (R) 344,680 47.7% 3,299 [+] 0.5% 722,212
1984 G 55% Arch Moore (R) 394,937 53.3% Clyde See (D) 346,565 46.7% 0 0.0% 741,502
1982 S1 41% Robert Byrd* (D) 387,170 68.5% Cleve Benedict (R) 173,910 30.8% 4,234 [+] 0.7% 565,314
1980 G 54% Jay Rockefeller* (D) 410,863 54.7% Arch Moore (R) 337,240 44.9% 3,047 [+] 0.4% 751,150
1978 S2 40% Jennings Randolph* (D) 249,034 50.5% Arch Moore (R) 244,317 49.5% 0 0.0% 493,351
1976 G 58% Jay Rockefeller (D) 495,661 66.2% Cecil Underwood (R) 253,420 33.8% 189 0.0% 749,270
1976 S1 44% Robert Byrd* (D) 566,423 99.9%       367 0.1% 566,790
1972 G 62% Arch Moore* (R) 423,817 54.7% Jay Rockefeller (D) 350,462 45.3% 0 0.0% 774,279
1972 S2 59% Jennings Randolph* (D) 486,310 66.5% Louise Leonard (R) 245,531 33.5% 0 0.0% 731,841
1970 S1 40% Robert Byrd* (D) 345,965 77.6% Elmer Dodson (R) 99,658 22.4% 0 0.0% 445,623
1968 G 72% Arch Moore (R) 378,315 50.9% James Sprouse (D) 365,530 49.1% 0 0.0% 743,845
1966 S2 47% Jennings Randolph* (D) 292,325 59.5% Francis Love (R) 198,891 40.5% 0 0.0% 491,216
1964 S1 72% Robert Byrd* (D) 515,015 67.7% Cooper Benedict (R) 246,072 32.3% 0 0.0% 761,087
1964 G 75% Hulett Smith (D) 433,023 54.9% Cecil Underwood (R) 355,559 45.1% 0 0.0% 788,582
1960 S2 77% Jennings Randolph* (D) 458,355 55.3% Cecil Underwood (R) 369,935 44.7% 2 0.0% 828,292
1960 G 77% W.W. Barron (D) 446,755 54.0% Harold Neely (R) 380,665 46.0% 0 0.0% 827,420
1958 S1 58% Robert Byrd (D) 381,745 59.2% Chapman Revercomb* (R) 263,172 40.8% 0 0.0% 644,917
1958 S2 57% Jennings Randolph (D) 374,167 59.3% John Hoblitzell (R) 256,510 40.7% 0 0.0% 630,677
1956 S1 72% Chapman Revercomb (R) 432,123 53.7% William Marland (D) 373,051 46.3% 0 0.0% 805,174
1956 G 73% Cecil Underwood (R) 440,502 53.9% Robert Mollohan (D) 377,121 46.1% 0 0.0% 817,623
1954 S2 52% Matthew Neely* (D) 325,263 54.8% Tom Sweeney (R) 268,066 45.2% 0 0.0% 593,329
1952 S1 76% Harley Kilgore* (D) 470,019 53.6% Chapman Revercomb (R) 406,554 46.4% 0 0.0% 876,573
1952 G 76% William Marland (D) 454,898 51.5% Rush Holt (R) 427,629 48.5% 0 0.0% 882,527
1948 S2 68% Matthew Neely (D) 435,354 57.0% Chapman Revercomb (R) 328,534 43.0% 0 0.0% 763,888
1948 G 69% Okey Patteson (D) 438,752 57.1% Herbert Boreman (R) 329,309 42.9% 0 0.0% 768,061
1946 S1 49% Harley Kilgore* (D) 273,151 50.3% Tom Sweeney (R) 269,617 49.7% 0 0.0% 542,768
1944 G 66% Clarence Meadows (D) 395,122 54.4% Daniel Dawson (R) 330,649 45.6% 0 0.0% 725,771
1942 S2 45% Hugh Shott (R) 277,469 57.2% Joseph Rosier* (D) 207,678 42.8% 0 0.0% 485,147
1942 S2 43% Chapman Revercomb (R) 256,816 55.4% Matthew Neely (D) 207,045 44.6% 0 0.0% 463,861
1940 G 82% Matthew Neely (D) 496,028 56.4% Daniel Dawson (R) 383,698 43.6% 0 0.0% 879,726
1940 S1 82% Harley Kilgore (D) 492,413 56.3% Tom Sweeney (R) 381,806 43.7% 0 0.0% 874,219
1936 S2 86% Matthew Neely* (D) 488,620 58.9% Hugh Shott (R) 338,363 40.8% 1,940 [+] 0.2% 828,923
1936 G 87% Homer Holt (D) 492,333 59.2% Summers Sharp (R) 339,890 40.8% 0 0.0% 832,223
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines               Type: G: Governor; S1,S2,S3: Senate Class 1, 2 or 3
italics: special election

Other Statewide Election Results for West Virginia

YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2020 AG 54% Patrick Morrissey* (R) 487,250 63.8% Sam Petsonk (D) 276,798 36.2% 0 0.0% 764,048
2020 AGR 52% Kent Leonhardt* (R) 480,386 65.0% Bob Beach (D) 258,912 35.0% 0 0.0% 739,298
2020 AUD 52% J.B. McCuskey* (R) 496,845 67.0% Mary Ann Claytor (D) 244,427 33.0% 0 0.0% 741,272
2020 SOS 54% Mac Warner* (R) 447,537 58.3% Natalie Tennant (D) 320,650 41.7% 0 0.0% 768,187
2020 TRE 53% Riley Moore (R) 425,745 56.3% John Perdue* (D) 330,316 43.7% 0 0.0% 756,061
2016 AG 48% Patrick Morrissey* (R) 358,424 51.6% Doug Reynolds (D) 291,232 42.0% 44,498 [+] 6.4% 694,154
2016 AGR 46% Kent Leonhardt (R) 321,560 48.4% Walt Helmick* (D) 274,191 41.3% 68,502 [+] 10.3% 664,253
2016 AUD 46% J.B. McCuskey (R) 385,831 58.5% Mary Ann Claytor (D) 228,001 34.6% 45,908 [+] 7.0% 659,740
2016 SOS 48% Mac Warner (R) 335,526 48.5% Natalie Tennant* (D) 323,750 46.8% 32,179 [+] 4.7% 691,455
2016 TRE 47% John Perdue* (D) 338,018 50.3% Ann Urling (R) 293,671 43.7% 39,865 [+] 5.9% 671,554
2012 AG 44% Patrick Morrissey (R) 329,854 51.2% Darrell McGraw* (D) 313,830 48.8% 0 0.0% 643,684
2012 AGR 42% Walt Helmick (D) 316,591 51.6% Kent Leonhardt (R) 297,088 48.4% 0 0.0% 613,679
2012 AUD 43% Glen Gainer III* (D) 355,610 57.4% Larry Faircloth (R) 263,959 42.6% 0 0.0% 619,569
2012 SOS 44% Natalie Tennant* (D) 398,223 62.4% Brian Savilla (R) 240,090 37.6% 0 0.0% 638,313
2012 TRE 43% John Perdue* (D) 348,237 55.4% Mike Hall (R) 280,316 44.6% 0 0.0% 628,553
2008 AG 47% Darrell McGraw* (D) 342,011 50.4% Dan Greear (R) 336,699 49.6% 0 0.0% 678,710
2008 AGR 46% Gus Douglass* (D) 352,242 53.1% Michael Teets (R) 311,496 46.9% 180 0.0% 663,918
2008 AUD 37% Glen Gainer III* (D) 525,084 99.9%       295 0.1% 525,379
2008 SOS 47% Natalie Tennant (D) 437,430 65.5% Charles Minimah (R) 230,283 34.5% 172 0.0% 667,885
2008 TRE 36% John Perdue* (D) 520,406 99.9%       324 0.1% 520,730
2004 AG 50% Darrell McGraw* (D) 359,491 50.4% Hiram Lewis (R) 353,545 49.6% 0 0.0% 713,036
2004 AGR 49% Gus Douglass* (D) 437,881 63.3% Andrew Yost (R) 253,402 36.7% 0 0.0% 691,283
2004 AUD 49% Glen Gainer III* (D) 428,177 61.5% Lisa Thornburg (R) 267,644 38.5% 0 0.0% 695,821
2004 SOS 51% Betty Ireland (R) 375,024 51.9% Ken Hechler (D) 347,780 48.1% 0 0.0% 722,804
2004 TRE 48% John Perdue* (D) 433,229 62.9% Bob Adams (R) 255,046 37.1% 0 0.0% 688,275
2000 AG 33% Darrell McGraw* (D) 465,047 100.0%       0 0.0% 465,047
2000 AGR 35% Gus Douglass* (D) 485,648 100.0%       0 0.0% 485,648
2000 AUD 34% Glen Gainer III* (D) 484,534 100.0%       0 0.0% 484,534
2000 SOS 38% Joe Manchin (D) 478,489 89.4% Poochie Myers (Lbt) 56,477 10.6% 0 0.0% 534,966
2000 TRE 33% John Perdue* (D) 468,870 100.0%       0 0.0% 468,870
1996 AG 43% Darrell McGraw* (D) 295,288 51.1% Charlotte Lane (R) 282,838 48.9% 0 0.0% 578,126
1996 AGR 41% Gus Douglass* (D) 401,961 72.1% Paul Nuchims (R) 155,673 27.9% 0 0.0% 557,634
1996 AUD 32% Glen Gainer III* (D) 438,621 100.0%       0 0.0% 438,621
1996 SOS 42% Ken Hechler* (D) 396,794 69.4% Vernon Hayes (R) 174,567 30.6% 0 0.0% 571,361
1996 TRE 41% John Perdue (D) 341,395 60.6% Stan Klos (R) 222,071 39.4% 0 0.0% 563,466
1992 AG 44% Darrell McGraw (D) 307,600 51.6% Robert Gould (R) 288,865 48.4% 0 0.0% 596,465
1992 AGR 43% Gus Douglass (D) 413,869 70.6% Steven Teufel (R) 172,060 29.4% 0 0.0% 585,929
1992 AUD 34% Glen Gainer III (D) 454,654 100.0%       0 0.0% 454,654
1992 SOS 44% Ken Hechler* (D) 417,893 69.6% Katherine Jackson-Venti (R) 182,203 30.4% 0 0.0% 600,096
1992 TRE 42% Larrie Bailey* (D) 412,097 72.0% Hank Viglianco (R) 159,972 28.0% 0 0.0% 572,069
1990 AG sp 20% Mario Palumbo (D) 271,685 100.0%       0 0.0% 271,685
1990 TRE sp 27% Larrie Bailey (D) 226,626 62.1% Elvin Martin (R) 138,266 37.9% 0 0.0% 364,892
1988 AG 34% Charlie Brown* (D) 441,474 100.0%       0 0.0% 441,474
1988 AGR 44% Cleve Benedict (R) 302,381 51.9% Billy Burke (D) 280,588 48.1% 0 0.0% 582,969
1988 AUD 44% Glen Gainer, Jr.* (D) 376,345 65.4% Nelson Robinson (R) 199,312 34.6% 0 0.0% 575,657
1988 SOS 34% Ken Hechler* (D) 441,688 100.0%       0 0.0% 441,688
1988 TRE 26% James Manchin* (D) 339,164 100.0%       0 0.0% 339,164
1984 AG 51% Charlie Brown (D) 386,442 55.5% John McCuskey (R) 309,763 44.5% 0 0.0% 696,205
1984 AGR 49% Gus Douglass* (D) 447,947 67.5% Glenn Smith (R) 216,100 32.5% 0 0.0% 664,047
1984 AUD 48% Glen Gainer, Jr.* (D) 443,473 67.4% William Bone (R) 214,413 32.6% 0 0.0% 657,886
1984 SOS 50% Ken Hechler (D) 434,488 63.7% Michele Golden (R) 247,081 36.3% 0 0.0% 681,569
1984 TRE 51% James Manchin (D) 459,218 66.3% Manuel Hale (R) 233,191 33.7% 0 0.0% 692,409
1980 AG 36% Chauncey Browning, Jr.* (D) 498,049 100.0%       0 0.0% 498,049
1980 AGR 47% Gus Douglass* (D) 442,221 67.4% Lionel Smith (R) 214,248 32.6% 0 0.0% 656,469
1980 AUD 46% Glen Gainer, Jr.* (D) 427,964 66.3% David Walkup (R) 217,736 33.7% 0 0.0% 645,700
1980 SOS 49% James Manchin* (D) 486,035 70.7% Dee Brown (R) 201,647 29.3% 0 0.0% 687,682
1980 TRE 47% Larrie Bailey* (D) 386,394 58.6% David Bailey (R) 272,512 41.4% 0 0.0% 658,906
1976 AG 39% Chauncey Browning, Jr.* (D) 507,481 100.0%       0 0.0% 507,481
1976 AGR 39% Gus Douglass* (D) 508,939 100.0%       0 0.0% 508,939
1976 AUD 52% Glen Gainer, Jr. (D) 413,380 61.9% John Gates* (R) 254,451 38.1% 0 0.0% 667,831
1976 SOS 53% James Manchin (D) 381,069 55.5% James McCartney* (R) 305,930 44.5% 0 0.0% 686,999
1976 TRE 53% Larrie Bailey (D) 343,498 50.4% Ronald Pearson* (R) 337,604 49.6% 0 0.0% 681,102
1972 AG 58% Chauncey Browning, Jr.* (D) 361,323 50.1% Joe Laurita (R) 359,309 49.9% 0 0.0% 720,632
1972 AGR 36% Gus Douglass* (D) 452,829 100.0%       0 0.0% 452,829
1972 AUD 55% John Gates (R) 345,060 50.5% Denzil Gainer* (D) 337,921 49.5% 0 0.0% 682,981
1972 SOS 56% Edgar Heiskell (R) 349,672 50.2% Thomas Winner (D) 346,761 49.8% 0 0.0% 696,433
1972 TRE 55% John Kelly* (D) 397,506 58.2% Latelle LaFollette (R) 285,097 41.8% 0 0.0% 682,603
1968 AG 67% Chauncey Browning, Jr. (D) 360,417 52.2% Charles Haden (R) 329,611 47.8% 0 0.0% 690,028
1968 AGR 66% Gus Douglass* (D) 367,949 53.9% Edward White (R) 314,882 46.1% 0 0.0% 682,831
1968 AUD 67% Denzil Gainer* (D) 380,011 55.5% Robert Cochrane (R) 304,586 44.5% 0 0.0% 684,597
1968 SOS 69% Jay Rockefeller (D) 433,142 60.9% John Callebs (R) 277,877 39.1% 0 0.0% 711,019
1968 TRE 66% John Kelly* (D) 365,669 53.6% Kenton Lambert (R) 316,699 46.4% 0 0.0% 682,368
1964 AG 70% Donald Robertson* (D) 458,815 62.1% Don Carman (R) 279,820 37.9% 0 0.0% 738,635
1964 AGR 69% Gus Douglass (D) 451,850 62.0% Nicholas Homes (R) 276,834 38.0% 0 0.0% 728,684
1964 AUD 70% Denzil Gainer* (D) 454,436 61.7% Donald Michaels (R) 282,212 38.3% 0 0.0% 736,648
1964 SOS 70% Joe Burdett* (D) 450,731 60.8% Louis Reed (R) 290,021 39.2% 0 0.0% 740,752
1964 TRE 70% John Kelly* (D) 448,637 61.0% Fred Young (R) 287,167 39.0% 0 0.0% 735,804
1960 AG 74% Donald Robertson (D) 461,942 58.1% Elmer Dodson (R) 333,641 41.9% 0 0.0% 795,583
1960 AGR 74% John Johnson* (D) 467,962 58.9% Howard Perine (R) 326,760 41.1% 0 0.0% 794,722
1960 AUD 74% Denzil Gainer (D) 460,758 57.7% Liz McGuire* (R) 337,210 42.3% 0 0.0% 797,968
1960 SOS 74% Joe Burdett* (D) 467,862 58.5% Carl Weimer (R) 332,275 41.5% 0 0.0% 800,137
1960 TRE 74% John Kelly (D) 457,373 57.3% Martin Chapman (R) 340,151 42.7% 0 0.0% 797,524
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines
Type: AG: Attorney General; AGR: Commissioner of Agriculture; AUD: Auditor; SOS: Secretary of State; TRE: Treasurer
italics: special election

Voter Registration Data for West Virginia

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YearTotalRepublicanDemocratOtherR/D EdgeR/D Edge %VAPOP %
2023 1,170,218 466,412 39.9% 368,547 31.5% 335,259 28.6% Rep +97,865 Rep +8.4% 83%
2022 1,153,130 452,791 39.3% 379,233 32.9% 321,106 27.8% Rep +73,558 Rep +6.4% 82%
2020 1,268,460 458,391 36.1% 470,483 37.1% 339,586 26.8% Dem +12,092 Dem +1.0% 90%
2018 1,243,468 402,955 32.4% 521,096 41.9% 319,417 25.7% Dem +118,141 Dem +9.5% 88%
2016 1,254,525 385,297 30.7% 569,806 45.4% 299,422 23.9% Dem +184,509 Dem +14.7% 88%
2014 1,225,926 353,480 28.8% 607,380 49.5% 265,066 21.6% Dem +253,900 Dem +20.7% 85%
2012 1,234,367 354,503 28.7% 637,893 51.7% 241,971 19.6% Dem +283,390 Dem +23.0% 85%
2010 1,216,023 350,357 28.8% 656,689 54.0% 208,977 17.2% Dem +306,332 Dem +25.2% 83%
2008 1,238,175 362,408 29.3% 687,076 55.5% 188,691 15.2% Dem +324,668 Dem +26.2% 85%
2006 1,130,108 340,760 30.2% 648,106 57.3% 141,242 12.5% Dem +307,346 Dem +27.2% 78%
2004 1,168,694 349,193 29.9% 680,464 58.2% 139,037 11.9% Dem +331,271 Dem +28.3% 82%
2002 1,060,881 309,280 29.2% 641,442 60.5% 110,159 10.4% Dem +332,162 Dem +31.3% 75%
2000 1,067,822 309,970 29.0% 659,838 61.8% 98,014 9.2% Dem +349,868 Dem +32.8% 76%
1994 884,315 269,217 30.4% 576,448 65.2% 38,650 4.4% Dem +307,231 Dem +34.7% 64%
1986 946,039 293,659 31.0% 632,087 66.8% 20,293 2.1% Dem +338,428 Dem +35.8% 69%
VAPOP% is the estimated percentage of voting age population that is registered.
Registration data may include "inactive" voters.   Data for each year pertains to the November elections.

Partisan Legislative Composition for West Virginia

YearU.S. House
RepDemOther
2022 2 0 0
2020 3 0 0
2018 3 0 0
2016 3 0 0
2014 3 0 0
2012 2 1 0
2010 2 1 0
2008 1 2 0
2006 1 2 0
2004 1 2 0
2002 1 2 0
2000 1 2 0
1998 0 3 0
1996 0 3 0
1994 0 3 0
1992 0 3 0
1990 0 4 0
1988 0 4 0
1986 0 4 0
1984 0 4 0
1982 0 4 0
1980 2 2 0
1978 0 4 0
1976 0 4 0
1974 0 4 0
1972 0 4 0
1970 0 5 0
1968 0 5 0
1966 1 4 0
1964 1 4 0
1962 1 4 0
1960 1 5 0
1958 1 5 0
1956 2 4 0
1954 0 6 0
1952 1 5 0
1950 0 6 0
1948 0 6 0
1946 4 2 0
1944 1 5 0
1942 3 3 0
1940 0 6 0
1938 1 5 0
1936 0 6 0
YearState Senate
RepDemOther
2022 31 3 0
2020 23 11 0
2018 20 14 0
2016 22 12 0
2014 18 16 0
2012 9 25 0
2010 6 28 0
2008 8 26 0
2006 11 23 0
2004 13 21 0
2002 10 24 0
2000 6 28 0
1998 5 29 0
1996 9 25 0
1994 8 26 0
1992 2 32 0
1990 1 33 0
1988 5 29 0
1986 6 28 0
1984 4 30 0
1982 3 31 0
1980 7 27 0
1978 8 26 0
1976 6 28 0
1974 8 26 0
1972 10 24 0
1970 11 23 0
1968 12 22 0
1966 9 25 0
1964 7 27 0
1962 9 23 0
1960 7 25 0
1958 9 23 0
1956 11 21 0
1954 9 23 0
1952 10 22 0
1950 12 20 0
1948 12 20 0
1946 12 20 0
1944 11 21 0
1942 11 21 0
1940 6 26 0
1938 5 27 0
1936 6 24 0
YearState House
RepDemOther
2022 [1] 88 12 0
2020 76 24 0
2018 57 43 0
2016 [2] 63 37 0
2014 64 36 0
2012 46 54 0
2010 35 65 0
2008 29 71 0
2006 28 72 0
2004 32 68 0
2002 32 68 0
2000 25 75 0
1998 25 75 0
1996 26 74 0
1994 31 69 0
1992 21 79 0
1990 26 74 0
1988 21 79 0
1986 22 78 0
1984 27 73 0
1982 13 87 0
1980 22 78 0
1978 26 74 0
1976 9 91 0
1974 13 87 0
1972 43 57 0
1970 32 68 0
1968 37 63 0
1966 35 65 0
1964 9 91 0
1962 24 76 0
1960 18 82 0
1958 15 85 0
1956 42 58 0
1954 24 76 0
1952 33 67 0
1950 27 67 0
1948 16 78 0
1946 38 56 0
1944 29 65 0
1942 44 50 0
1940 20 74 0
1938 24 70 0
1936 22 72 0
The partisan breakdowns shown are ones which took effect following the general elections in the specified year.

[1] Elliott Pritt switched parties from Democrat to Republican in April, 2023 (89 R, 11 D).
[2] Rep. Rupert Phillips left the Democratic Party to become an Independent before the start of the session. He changed to a Republican in May 2017 to run for Congress (64 R, 36 D).

Source for state legislature data and notations: Wikipedia