United States presidential election in West Virginia, 2000

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United States presidential election in West Virginia, 2000
West Virginia
← 1996 November 7, 2000 2004 →
  GeorgeWBush.jpg Al Gore, Vice President of the United States, official portrait 1994.jpg
Nominee George W. Bush Al Gore
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Tennessee
Running mate Dick Cheney Joe Lieberman
Electoral vote 5 0
Popular vote 336,475 295,497
Percentage 51.9% 45.6%

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County Results
  Gore—60-70%
  Gore—50-60%
  Gore—<50%
  Bush—<50%
  Bush—50-60%
  Bush—60-70%
  Bush—70-80%

President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

George W. Bush
Republican

The 2000 United States presidential election in West Virginia took place on November 7, 2000 throughout all 50 states and D.C., which was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 5 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

West Virginia gave its 5 electoral votes to Governor George W. Bush, the first time a Republican carried this state since 1984 and only the fourth time since 1932. Bush won the statewide results by a margin of 6.3%. As of 2017, this is the last election in which the Democratic candidate won Kanawha County, Harrison County, Lincoln County, and Wyoming County, West Virginia.

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Results[edit]

United States presidential election in West Virginia, 2000
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George W. Bush 336,475 51.9% 5
Democratic Al Gore 295,497 45.6% 0
Green Ralph Nader 10,680 1.6% 0
Reform Patrick Buchanan 3,169 0.5% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne 1,912 0.3% 0
Natural Law John Hagelin 367 0.1% 0
Write Ins - 24 0.0% 0
Totals - 100.00% 5
Voter turnout  %

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