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United States Presidential Election in Virginia, 1900
United States presidential election in Virginia, 1900

← 1896 November 6, 1900 1904 →
  WilliamJBryan1902.png Mckinley.jpg
Nominee William J. Bryan William McKinley
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Nebraska Ohio
Running mate Adlai Stevenson I Theodore Roosevelt
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 146,079 115,769
Percentage 55.29% 43.82%

President before election

William McKinley
Republican

Elected President

William McKinley
Republican

The 1900 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 6, 1900, as part of the 1900 United States presidential election. Voters chose twelve representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Virginia voted for the Democratic candidate, former U.S. Representative William J. Bryan over the Republican candidate, incumbent President William McKinley. Bryan won the state by a margin of 11.47%.

Results

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1900[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic William J. Bryan 146,079 55.29% 12
Republican William McKinley (inc.) 115,769 43.82% 0
Prohibition John G. Woolley 2,130 0.81% 0
Socialist Labor Joseph F. Maloney 167 0.06% 0
Populist Wharton Barker 63 0.02% 0
Totals 264,208 100.0% 12

Results by county

William Jennings Bryan
Democratic
William McKinley
Republican
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[2]
County or Independent City # % # % # % # % #
Accomack County 3,210 67.72% 1,460 30.80% 70 1.48% 1,750 36.92% 4,740
Albermarle County 2,411 58.73% 1,674 40.78% 20 0.49% 737 17.95% 4,105
Alexandria County 413 49.40% 421 50.36% 2 0.24% -8 -0.96% 836
Alleghany County 841 36.11% 1,451 62.30% 37 1.59% -610 -26.19% 2,329
Amelia County 608 41.30% 838 56.93% 26 1.77% -230 -15.63% 1,472
Amherst County 1,516 59.97% 990 39.16% 22 0.87% 526 20.81% 2,528
Appomattox County 1,082 69.94% 457 29.54% 8 0.52% 625 40.40% 1,547
Augusta County 2,869 51.87% 2,473 44.71% 189 3.42% 396 7.16% 5,531
Bath County 422 47.90% 454 51.53% 5 0.57% -32 -3.63% 881
Bedford County 2,535 55.08% 1,982 43.07% 85 1.85% 553 12.02% 4,602
Bland County 513 52.29% 465 47.40% 3 0.31% 48 4.89% 981
Botetourt County 1,382 50.51% 1,329 48.57% 25 0.91% 53 1.94% 2,736
Brunswick County 1,064 47.37% 1,177 52.40% 5 0.22% -113 -5.03% 2,246
Buchanan County 587 45.82% 694 54.18% 0 0.00% -107 -8.35% 1,281
Buckingham County 942 50.16% 922 49.09% 14 0.75% 20 1.06% 1,878
Campbell County 1,339 50.82% 1,288 48.88% 8 0.30% 51 1.94% 2,635
Caroline County 1,077 48.19% 1,144 51.19% 14 0.63% -67 -3.00% 2,235
Carroll County 1,434 44.77% 1,759 54.92% 10 0.31% -325 -10.15% 3,203
Charlotte County 1,011 75.67% 323 24.18% 2 0.15% 688 51.50% 1,336
Chesterfield County 1,368 60.11% 884 38.84% 24 1.05% 484 21.27% 2,276
Clarke County 1,055 69.73% 426 28.16% 32 2.12% 629 41.57% 1,513
Craig County 415 57.80% 265 36.91% 38 5.29% 150 20.89% 718
Culpeper County 1,512 64.07% 847 35.89% 1 0.04% 665 28.18% 2,360
Cumberland County 537 71.70% 205 27.37% 7 0.93% 332 44.33% 749
Dickenson County 727 51.56% 683 48.44% 0 0.00% 44 3.12% 1,410
Dinwiddie County 990 62.66% 583 36.90% 7 0.44% 407 25.76% 1,580
Elizabeth City County 1,027 59.09% 697 40.10% 14 0.81% 330 18.99% 1,738
Essex County 731 55.30% 590 44.63% 1 0.08% 141 10.67% 1,322
Fairfax County 2,135 58.40% 1,507 41.22% 14 0.38% 628 17.18% 3,656
Fauquier County 2,610 65.30% 1,377 34.45% 10 0.25% 1,233 30.85% 3,997
Floyd County 648 29.22% 1,566 70.60% 4 0.18% -918 -41.39% 2,218
Fluvanna County 790 53.34% 678 45.78% 13 0.88% 112 7.56% 1,481
Franklin County 1,785 50.72% 1,702 48.37% 32 0.91% 83 2.36% 3,519
Frederick County 1,748 71.52% 671 27.45% 25 1.02% 1,077 44.07% 2,444
Giles County 1,010 53.05% 858 45.06% 36 1.89% 152 7.98% 1,904
Gloucester County 484 57.69% 354 42.19% 1 0.12% 130 15.49% 839
Goochland County 602 40.73% 876 59.27% 0 0.00% -274 -18.54% 1,478
Grayson County 1,252 44.10% 1,585 55.83% 2 0.07% -333 -11.73% 2,839
Greene County 511 52.68% 459 47.32% 0 0.00% 52 5.36% 970
Greensville County 740 57.14% 547 42.24% 8 0.62% 193 14.90% 1,295
Halifax County 2,864 63.00% 1,632 35.90% 50 1.10% 1,232 27.10% 4,546
Hanover County 1,203 49.75% 1,201 49.67% 14 0.58% 2 0.08% 2,418
Henrico County 2,189 66.51% 1,049 31.87% 53 1.61% 1,140 34.64% 3,291
Henry County 1,356 49.49% 1,367 49.89% 17 0.62% -11 -0.40% 2,740
Highland County 512 48.08% 540 50.70% 13 1.22% -28 -2.63% 1,065
Isle of Wight County 1,206 61.22% 763 38.73% 1 0.05% 443 22.49% 1,970
James City County 294 53.45% 255 46.36% 1 0.18% 39 7.09% 550
King and Queen County 796 56.37% 614 43.48% 2 0.14% 182 12.89% 1,412
King George County 480 42.67% 643 57.16% 2 0.18% -163 -14.49% 1,125
King William County 462 34.38% 871 64.81% 11 0.82% -409 -30.43% 1,344
Lancaster County 971 65.34% 508 34.19% 7 0.47% 463 31.16% 1,486
Lee County 1,493 51.61% 1,392 48.12% 8 0.28% 101 3.49% 2,893
Loudoun County 2,690 59.79% 1,684 37.43% 125 2.78% 1,006 22.36% 4,499
Louisa County 1,169 49.16% 1,187 49.92% 22 0.93% -18 -0.76% 2,378
Lunenburg County 634 64.83% 343 35.07% 1 0.10% 291 29.75% 978
Madison County 986 59.76% 664 40.24% 0 0.00% 322 19.52% 1,650
Mathews County 726 68.88% 294 27.89% 34 3.23% 432 40.99% 1,054
Mecklenburg County 1,697 47.24% 1,855 51.64% 40 1.11% -158 -4.40% 3,592
Middlesex County 686 51.58% 640 48.12% 4 0.30% 46 3.46% 1,330
Montgomery County 1,102 42.58% 1,391 53.75% 95 3.67% -289 -11.17% 2,588
Nansemond County 1,481 59.74% 992 40.02% 6 0.24% 489 19.73% 2,479
Nelson County 1,530 56.52% 1,163 42.96% 14 0.52% 367 13.56% 2,707
New Kent County 282 38.42% 447 60.90% 5 0.68% -165 -22.48% 734
Norfolk County 2,415 44.36% 3,024 55.55% 5 0.09% -609 -11.19% 5,444
Northampton County 1,180 56.43% 896 42.85% 15 0.72% 284 13.58% 2,091
Northumberland County 809 49.85% 807 49.72% 7 0.43% 2 0.12% 1,623
Nottoway County 1,076 68.14% 489 30.97% 14 0.89% 587 37.18% 1,579
Orange County 1,100 53.71% 929 45.36% 19 0.93% 171 8.35% 2,048
Page County 1,041 45.64% 1,214 53.22% 26 1.14% -173 -7.58% 2,281
Patrick County 1,026 44.32% 1,281 55.33% 8 0.35% -255 -11.02% 2,315
Pittsylvania County 3,758 61.16% 2,328 37.88% 59 0.96% 1,430 23.27% 6,145
Powhatan County 458 44.00% 582 55.91% 1 0.10% -124 -11.91% 1,041
Prince Edward County 843 59.49% 574 40.51% 0 0.00% 269 18.98% 1,417
Prince George County 367 54.86% 301 44.99% 1 0.15% 66 9.87% 669
Prince William County 1,351 66.52% 680 33.48% 0 0.00% 671 33.04% 2,031
Princess Anne County 743 69.31% 327 30.50% 2 0.19% 416 38.81% 1,072
Pulaski County 1,048 45.74% 1,243 54.26% 0 0.00% -195 -8.51% 2,291
Rappahannock County 813 61.27% 507 38.21% 7 0.53% 306 23.06% 1,327
Richmond County 692 54.49% 574 45.20% 4 0.31% 118 9.29% 1,270
Roanoke County 942 42.95% 1,188 54.17% 63 2.87% -246 -11.22% 2,193
Rockbridge County 1,658 42.46% 2,223 56.93% 24 0.61% -565 -14.47% 3,905
Rockingham County 2,852 51.60% 2,572 46.54% 103 1.86% 280 5.07% 5,527
Russell County 1,956 58.58% 1,377 41.24% 6 0.18% 579 17.34% 3,339
Scott County 1,813 52.17% 1,659 47.74% 3 0.09% 154 4.43% 3,475
Shenandoah County 1,965 50.75% 1,862 48.09% 45 1.16% 103 2.66% 3,872
Smyth County 1,252 40.94% 1,794 58.67% 12 0.39% -542 -17.72% 3,058
Southampton County 1,708 73.21% 610 26.15% 15 0.64% 1,098 47.06% 2,333
Spotsylvania County 774 48.50% 817 51.19% 5 0.31% -43 -2.69% 1,596
Stafford County 648 42.74% 867 57.19% 1 0.07% -219 -14.45% 1,516
Surry County 839 62.85% 473 35.43% 23 1.72% 366 27.42% 1,335
Sussex County 733 62.70% 430 36.78% 6 0.51% 303 25.92% 1,169
Tazewell County 1,312 32.93% 2,663 66.84% 9 0.23% -1,351 -33.91% 3,984
Warren County 1,068 68.95% 462 29.83% 19 1.23% 606 39.12% 1,549
Warwick County 526 61.02% 336 38.98% 0 0.00% 190 22.04% 862
Washington County 2,291 47.74% 2,498 52.05% 10 0.21% -207 -4.31% 4,799
Westmoreland County 691 53.19% 597 45.96% 11 0.85% 94 7.24% 1,299
Wise County 1,215 41.10% 1,725 58.36% 16 0.54% -510 -17.25% 2,956
Wythe County 1,607 45.31% 1,932 54.47% 8 0.23% -325 -9.16% 3,547
York County 551 45.84% 631 52.50% 20 1.66% -80 -6.66% 1,202
Alexandria City 2,003 68.04% 935 31.76% 6 0.20% 1,068 36.28% 2,944
Bristol City 787 72.80% 281 25.99% 13 1.20% 506 46.81% 1,081
Buena Vista City 215 50.47% 204 47.89% 7 1.64% 11 2.58% 426
Charlottesville City 731 66.15% 361 32.67% 13 1.18% 370 33.48% 1,105
Danville City 1,575 79.83% 310 15.71% 88 4.46% 1,265 64.12% 1,973
Fredericksburg City 587 62.18% 353 37.39% 4 0.42% 234 24.79% 944
Lynchburg City 1,081 61.67% 660 37.65% 12 0.68% 421 24.02% 1,753
Manchester City 647 58.03% 442 39.64% 26 2.33% 205 18.39% 1,115
Newport News City 1,896 62.23% 1,108 36.36% 43 1.41% 788 25.86% 3,047
Norfolk City 3,883 62.17% 2,301 36.84% 62 0.99% 1,582 25.33% 6,246
Petersburg City 1,589 69.33% 688 30.02% 15 0.65% 901 39.31% 2,292
Portsmouth City 1,743 74.74% 566 24.27% 23 0.99% 1,177 50.47% 2,332
Radford City 257 55.99% 197 42.92% 5 1.09% 60 13.07% 459
Richmond City 6,095 68.35% 2,729 30.60% 93 1.04% 3,366 37.75% 8,917
Roanoke City 1,761 58.98% 1,120 37.51% 105 3.52% 641 21.47% 2,986
Staunton City 612 57.90% 375 35.48% 70 6.62% 237 22.42% 1,057
Williamsburg City 161 62.89% 88 34.38% 7 2.73% 73 28.52% 256
Winchester City 593 57.74% 423 41.19% 11 1.07% 170 16.55% 1,027
Charles City County[a] 0 N/A 0 N/A
Totals 146,079 55.26% 115,769 43.79% 2,509 0.95% 30,310 11.47% 264,357

Notes

  1. ^ No returns were canvassed for Charles City County and voters in this county were (presumably) listed in neighbouring counties.

References

  1. ^ "1900 Presidential General Election Results - Virginia". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ Robinson, Edgar Eugene; The Presidential Vote 1896-1932, pp. 354-361 ISBN 9780804716963

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