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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1912

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1912

November 5, 1912

Nominee Woodrow Wilson William Howard Taft Theodore Roosevelt
Party Democratic Republican Progressive
Home state New Jersey Ohio New York
Running mate Thomas R. Marshall Nicholas M. Butler (replacing James S. Sherman) Hiram W. Johnson
Electoral vote 12 0 0
Popular vote 90,332 23,288 21,777
Percentage 65.95% 17.00% 15.90%

President before election

William Howard Taft

Elected President

Woodrow Wilson

The 1912 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 5, 1912 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, New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson, over the Republican nominee, incumbent President William Howard Taft, and the Progressive nominee, former President Theodore Roosevelt. Wilson ultimately won the national election with 41.84% of the vote.


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1912[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Woodrow Wilson 90,332 65.95% 12
Republican William Howard Taft (inc.) 23,288 17.00% 0
Progressive Theodore Roosevelt 21,777 15.90% 0
Socialist Eugene V. Debs 820 0.60% 0
Prohibition Eugene W. Chafin 709 0.52% 0
Socialist Labor Arthur E. Reimer 50 0.04% 0
Totals 136,976 100.00% 12


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