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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1916


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1916

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1916

November 7, 1916

Nominee Woodrow Wilson Charles E. Hughes
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New Jersey New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Charles W. Fairbanks
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 102,824 49,356
Percentage 66.77% 37.85%

President before election

Woodrow Wilson

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson

The 1916 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 7, 1916 throughout the 48 contiguous states. Voters chose 12 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Virginia voted for the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Woodrow Wilson, over the Republican nominee, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Hughes. Wilson ultimately won the national election with 49.24% of the vote.


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1916[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Woodrow Wilson (inc.) 102,824 66.77% 12
Republican Charles E. Hughes 49,356 32.05% 0
Socialist Allan L. Benson 1,062 0.69% 0
Prohibition Frank Hanly 683 0.45% 0
Socialist Labor Arthur E. Reimer 67 0.04% 0
Totals 153,992 100.00% 12


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