West Virginia 2016 Election

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Donald Trump is expected to win West Virginia’s 5 electoral votes. While Bill Clinton won West Virginia in 1992 and 1996, the state has been trending more consistently Republican and Romney received more than 60% of the vote in 2012.

West Virginia Political Facts

Governor: Earl Ray Tomblin (Democratic) – Current Term: 2013 – 2017

Electoral Votes: 5

Poll Hours – November 8th, 2016:

Past West Virginia Presidential Election Results

Democratic Winner | Republican Winner

Year Democratic Candidate | % of Vote Republican Candidate | % of Vote
2012 Obama 36% Romney 62%
2008 Obama 43% McCain 56%
2004 Kerry 43% Bush 56%
2000 Gore 46% Bush 52%
1996 Clinton 52% Dole 37%
1992 Clinton 48% Bush 35%
1988 Dukakis 52% Bush 48%
1984 Mondale 45% Reagan 55%
1980 Carter 50% Reagan 45%
1976 Carter 58% Ford 42%
1972 McGovern 36% Nixon 64%
1968 Humphrey 50% Nixon 41%
1964 Johnson 68% Goldwater 32%
1960 Kennedy 53% Nixon 47%

West Virginia State Facts

Population (2010 census): 1,852,994
Population Rank By State: 38
Population Growth Estimate (2010-2014): -0.1%
Capital: Charleston
Largest City: Charleston
State Nickname: Mountain State