United States Senate Election in West Virginia, 2000
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United States Senate Election in West Virginia, 2000
2000 United States Senate election in West Virginia

← 1994 November 7, 2000 2006 →
  Robert Byrd official portrait (cropped).jpg No image.svg
Nominee Robert Byrd David Gallaher
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 469,215 121,635
Percentage 77.8% 20.2%

West Virginia Senate election 2000 map.svg
County results
Byrd:      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

U.S. senator before election

Robert Byrd
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Robert Byrd
Democratic

The 2000 United States Senate election in West Virginia took place on November 7, 2000. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Byrd won re-election to an eighth term. He won every county and congressional district in the state.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

  • David T. Gallaher, contractor[1]

Results

West Virginia United States Senate election, 2000[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Robert Byrd (incumbent) 469,215 77.8%
Republican David T. Gallaher 121,635 20.2%
Libertarian Joe Whelan 12,627 2.1%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

See also

References


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