ⓘ 2000 United States presidential election in West Virginia

                                     

ⓘ 2000 United States presidential election in West Virginia

The 2000 United States presidential election in West Virginia took place on November 7, 2000, and 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.

While West Virginia had been traditionally Democratic Stronghold, due to the large coal industry in the state, Mountains were seen as environmental extremists.

West Virginia gave 5 electoral votes for Governor George W. Bush, first Republican is Ronald Reagan in 1984 and only the fourth time since 1932. Bush won the results by state with margin of 6.3%. As the presidential election of 2016 is the last election in which the democratic candidate won the County Kanawha, County of Harrison, Lincoln County, Wyoming County. For the first time since 1928 that a Republican candidate has won West Virginia. From 1932 to 1996, West Virginia voted democratic every time, with the exception of 1956, 1972 and 1984.