ⓘ 1864 United States presidential election in West Virginia

                                     

ⓘ 1864 United States presidential election in West Virginia

The 1864 United States presidential election in West Virginia took place on November 8, 1864, as part of the 1864 United States presidential election. West Virginia voters chose five representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

West Virginia was won by the incumbent President Abraham Lincoln R-Il, works with former Senator and military Governor of Tennessee Andrew Johnson, with 68.24% of votes, against the 4th commander of the U.S. army General George McClellan D–Pennsylvania, running from representative George H. Pendleton, with 31.76% of the vote.

With 68.24% of votes, WV will prove to be the Lincolns fifth strong state from the point of view is interesting percentage of the vote after Kansas, Vermont, Massachusetts and Missouri.