Between 1912 and 2016 in the state of West Virginia there have been 27 elections of which: 15 have been won by Democrats, 12 won by Republicans, and 0 won by "other parties".

Year Electoral Presidential Candidate Votes Population Votes Turnout Winner
1912 8
O Theodore Roosevelt (NY) 79,112
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 15,248
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA)
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 113,197 8 Electoral Votes
R William Howard Taft (OH) 56,754
O Eugene W. Chafin (IL) 4,517
1,233,757 268,828 21.79% D
1916 8
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 140,403 1 Electoral Votes
O Allan L. Benson (NY) 6,150
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA)
R Charles Evans Hughes (NY) 143,124 7 Electoral Votes
O Frank Hanly (IN) 175
1,259,032 289,852 23.02% R
1920 8
O Parley P. Christensen (IL)
O James E. Ferguson (TX)
R Warren G. Harding (OH) 282,007 8 Electoral Votes
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 5,618
O Aaron S. Watkins (IN) 1,528
O Other (XX)
D James M. Cox (OH) 220,789
1,463,701 509,942 34.84% R
1924 8
R Calvin Coolidge (MA) 288,635 8 Electoral Votes
O Robert M. La Follette (WI) 36,723
O William Z. Foster (MA)
D John W. Davis (WV) 257,232
O Herman P. Faris (MO)
O Other (XX)
1,480,463 582,590 39.35% R
1928 8
D Al Smith (NY) 263,784
O William Z. Foster (IL) 401
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 375,551 8 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 1,313
O Verne L. Reynolds (MI)
1,497,225 641,049 42.82% R
1932 8
O Norman Thomas (NY) 5,133
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 330,731
O Other (XX) 2,786
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 405,124 8 Electoral Votes
1,763,789 743,774 42.17% D
1936 8
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 502,582 8 Electoral Votes
O William Lemke (ND)
O Earl Browder (KS) 1,173
R Alfred Landon (KS) 325,358
O Norman Thomas (NY) 832
1,832,958 829,945 45.28% D
1940 8
R Wendell Willkie (NY) 372,414
O Other (XX)
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 495,662 8 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY)
1,901,974 868,076 45.64% D
1944 8
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 322,819
O Norman Thomas (NY)
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 392,777 8 Electoral Votes
O Texas Regulars (TX)
O Other (XX)
1,978,053 715,596 36.18% D
1948 8
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 316,251
O Henry A. Wallace (IA) 3,311
O Other (XX)
D Harry S. Truman (MO) 429,188 8 Electoral Votes
O Strom Thurmond (SC)
O Norman Thomas (NY)
2,054,132 748,750 36.45% D
1952 8
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 453,578 8 Electoral Votes
O Stuart Hamblen (TX)
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 419,970
O Vincent Hallinan (CA)
O Eric Hass (NY)
2,045,663 873,548 42.7% D
1956 8
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 449,297 8 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX)
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 381,534
O Eric Hass (NY)
2,125,885 830,831 39.08% R
1960 8
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 395,995
O Eric Hass (NY)
D John Fitzgerald Kennedy (MA) 441,786 8 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX)
1,860,421 837,781 45.03% D
1964 7
R Barry Morris Goldwater (AZ) 253,953
O Eric Hass (NY)
D Lyndon Baines Johnson (TX) 538,087 7 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX)
1,934,838 792,040 40.94% D
1968 7
D Hubert Horatio Humphrey (MN) 374,091 7 Electoral Votes
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 307,555
O George Corley Wallace (AL) 72,560
2,009,255 754,206 37.54% D
1972 6
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 484,964 6 Electoral Votes
O John G. Schmitz (CA)
D George Stanley McGovern (SD) 277,435
O Linda Jenness (GA)
1,779,122 762,399 42.85% R
1976 6
O Roger MacBride (VT)
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 435,914 6 Electoral Votes
O Eugene McCarthy (MN)
R Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (MI) 314,760
1,848,891 750,674 40.6% D
1980 6
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 367,462 6 Electoral Votes
O Ed Clark (CA) 4,356
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 334,206
O John Bayard Anderson (IL) 31,691
1,949,644 737,715 37.84% D
1984 6
D Walter Frederick Mondale (MN) 328,125
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 405,483 6 Electoral Votes
O David Bergland (CA)
2,027,630 733,608 36.18% R
1988 6
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 310,065
O Ronald Ernest Paul (TX)
D Michael Stanley Dukakis (MA) 341,016 5 Electoral Votes
O Lenora Fulani (PA) 2,230
2,105,615 653,311 31.03% D
1992 5
O Andre Verne Marrou (AK) 1,873
D William Jefferson Clinton (AR) 331,001 5 Electoral Votes
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 108,829
O Other (XX)
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 241,974
1,829,347 683,677 37.37% D
1996 5
D William Jefferson Clinton (AK) 327,812 5 Electoral Votes
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 71,639
O Harry Browne (TN) 3,062
R Robert Joseph Dole (KS) 233,946
O Ralph Nader (CT)
O Other (XX)
1,901,086 636,459 33.48% D
2000 5
R George Walker Bush (TX) 336,475 5 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT) 10,680
O Harry Browne (TN) 1,912
O John Hagelin (IA) 367
D Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (TN) 295,497
O Pat Buchanan (VA) 3,169
O Howard Phillips (VA) 23
O Other (XX) 1
1,808,344 648,124 35.84% R
2004 5
D John Forbes Kerry (MA) 326,541
O Michael Badnarik (TX) 1,405
O David Cobb (TX) 5
R George Walker Bush (TX) 423,778 5 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT) 4,063
O Michael Peroutka (MD) 82
O Other (XX) 13
1,880,678 755,887 40.19% R
2008 5
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 303,857
O Ralph Nader (CT) 7,219
O Charles Obadiah Baldwin (FL) 2,465
O Other (XX) 89
R John Sidney McCain (AZ) 397,466 5 Electoral Votes
O Robert Laurence Barr (GA)
O Cynthia McKinney (GA) 2,355
1,953,011 713,451 36.53% R
2012 5
O Gary Johnson (NM) 6,302
O Other (XX) 3,806
R Mitt Romney (MA) 417,655 5 Electoral Votes
O Jill Stein (MA) 4,406
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 238,269
1,890,054 670,438 35.47% R
2016 5
O Jill Stein (MA) 8,016
R Donal Trump (NY) 486,304 5 Electoral Votes
O Evan McMullin (UT)
O Gary Johnson (NM) 22,958
D Hillary Clinton (NY) 187,519
1,964,173 704,797 35.88% R