West Virginia's 1st Congressional District

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West Virginia's 1st Congressional District
West Virginia District 1 Map.PNG
Current incumbentDavid McKinley Republican Party
Population614,309
Gender49.7% Male, 50.3% Female
Race95% White, 2.3% Black, 1% Asian
Ethnicity1% Hispanic
Unemployment8.4%
Median household income$39,170
High school graduation rate87.8%
College graduation rate20.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 1st Congressional District of West Virginia is a congressional district located in the northern part of West Virginia.

West Virginia's 1st Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Wood, Pleasant, Tyler, Doddridge, Gilmer, Ritchie, Marion, Preston, Tucker, Mineeral, Grant and Monogalla counties.[1]

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is David McKinley (R).

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of West Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: West Virginia's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 1st Congressional District of West Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent David McKinley won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Sue Thorn 37.7% 73,468
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid McKinley Incumbent 62.3% 121,395
Total Votes 194,863
Source: West Virginia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, David McKinley won election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Oliverio (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid McKinley 50.4% 90,660
     Democratic Mike Oliverio 49.6% 89,220
Total Votes 179,880

2008
On November 4, 2008, Allan B. Mollohan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ted Osgood (Write-in) and R.J. Smith (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllan B. Mollohan incumbent 99.9% 187,734
     Write-in Ted Osgood 0% 69
     Write-in R.J. Smith 0% 61
Total Votes 187,864

2006
On November 7, 2006, Allan B. Mollohan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ted Osgood (Write-in) and R.J. Smith (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllan B. Mollohan incumbent 99.9% 187,734
     Write-in Ted Osgood 0% 69
     Write-in R.J. Smith 0% 61
Total Votes 187,864

2004
On November 2, 2004, Allan B. Mollohan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Lee Parks (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllan B. Mollohan incumbent 67.8% 166,583
     Republican Alan Lee Parks 32.2% 79,196
Total Votes 245,779

2002
On November 5, 2002, Allan B. Mollohan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Louis (Lou) Davis (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllan B. Mollohan incumbent 99.7% 110,941
     Write-in Louis (Lou) Davis 0.3% 320
Total Votes 111,261

2000
On November 7, 2000, Allan B. Mollohan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Kerr (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAllan B. Mollohan incumbent 87.8% 170,974
     Libertarian Richard Kerr 12.2% 23,797
Total Votes 194,771

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st Congressional District of West Virginia after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in West Virginia

In 2011, the West Virginia State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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