West Virginia

West Virginia

For more than half a century, West Virginia was one of the most Democratic states in the country. From 1932 to 1996, the state voted Republican only three times: in the GOP landslide years of 1956, 1972 and 1984. Republicans have won the state since 2000. See 2020 primary results

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PAST RESULTS

2016 West Virginia president
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Trump
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68.6%
489,371
Clinton
26.5%
188,794
Johnson
3.2%
23,004
Stein
1.1%
8,075
2018 West Virginia senate
Candidate%Votes
Manchin
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49.6%
290,510
Morrisey
46.3%
271,113
2018 West Virginia house
3republicans

DEMOGRAPHICS

West Virginia population estimate (2019): 1.8 M
US population estimate (2019): 328.2 M

RACE

West Virginia
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White
93% WV
73% US
Black or African American
4% WV
13% US
Hispanic or Latino
2% WV
18% US
Asian
<1% WV
5% US
Other
<1% WV
5% US
Native American
<1% WV
<1% US
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
<1% WV
<1% US

INCOME

West Virginia
US
Household median income
$44,921 WV
$60,293 US
Unemployment rate (10/2020)
6.4% WV
7.9% US
Population under federal poverty level
17% WV
14% US

EDUCATION

West Virginia
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Bachelor's degree or higher (Adults 25+)
20% WV
32% US

Notes

  • All times ET.
  • Not all candidates are listed.
  • CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
  • "Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
  • Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.