United States Senate election in West Virginia, 2000

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United States Senate election in West Virginia, 2000
West Virginia
1994 ←
November 7, 2000 → 2006

  Robert Byrd official portrait.jpg
Nominee Robert Byrd David Gallaher
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 469,215 121,635
Percentage 77.8% 20.2%

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County Results

U.S. Senator before election

Robert Byrd
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Robert Byrd
Democratic

The 2000 United States Senate election in West Virginia took place on November 7, 2000. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Byrd won re-election to an eighth term. He won every county and congressional district in the state.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

  • David T. Gallaher, contractor[1]

Results[edit]

West Virginia United States Senate election, 2000[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Robert Byrd (inc.) 469,215 77.8%
Republican David T. Gallaher 121,635 20.2%
Libertarian Joe Whelan 12,627 2.1%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.google.com/archivesearch?q=Robert+Byrd+David+T.+Gallaher&scoring=a&hl=en&ned=us&sa=N&sugg=d&as_ldate=2000/01&as_hdate=2000/12&lnav=hist0
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2000/2000Stat.htm