ⓘ 1916 United States presidential election in West Virginia

                                     

ⓘ 1916 United States presidential election in West Virginia

The 1916 United States presidential election in West Virginia took place on November 7, 1916, as part of the 1916 United States Presidential Election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states. Voters chose eight representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

West Virginia has won the Republican candidate, a U.S. Supreme Court justice Charles Evans Hughes of new York, and his running mate Senator Charles W. Fairbanks of Indiana. Hughes and Fairbanks defeated the democratic candidates, incumbent Democrat Woodrow Wilson and Vice President Thomas R. Marshall.

Hughes won the mountain state a very narrow part of 0.94%. Despite Hughes to win in the state that the voters chose eight electors separately gave Wilson one electoral vote. It was the first time the losing presidential candidate from the Republicans would win the state and only until John McCain won West Virginia in 2008.

                                     
  • The 1916 United States presidential election was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916 Incumbent Democratic President
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