1996 United States House of Representatives Elections in West Virginia
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1996 United States House of Representatives Elections in West Virginia
1996 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia

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All 3 West Virginia seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 3 0
Seats won 3 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 458,435 63,933
Percentage 87.76% 12.24%
Swing Increase21.62% Decrease21.62%

The 1996 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia were held on November 5, 1996, to determine who will represent the state of West Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. West Virginia has three seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1990 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia, 1996[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/-
Democratic 458,435 87.76% 3 -
Republican 63,933 12.24% 0 -
Totals 522,368 100.00% 3 --

District 1

Incumbent Democrat Alan Mollohan was re-elected unopposed. This district covers the northern part of the state.

West Virginia's 1st congressional district election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Mollohan (incumbent) 171,334 100.00
Total votes 171,334 100.00
Democratic hold

District 2

Incumbent Democrat Bob Wise defeated Republican Greg Morris. This district covers the central part of the state.

West Virginia's 2nd congressional district election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Wise (incumbent) 141,551 68.89
Republican Sally Anne Kay 63,933 31.11
Total votes 205,484 100.00
Democratic hold

District 3

Incumbent Democrat Nick Rahall was re-elected unopposed. This district covers the southern part of the state.

West Virginia's 3rd congressional district election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nick Rahall (incumbent) 145,550 100.00
Total votes 145,550 100.00
Democratic hold

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