2012 West Virginia Governor's Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the governor's race in West Virginia. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 West Virginia Governor's Race - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
West Virginia governor election - class or district
PercVotesPartyCandidate
50.5%331116DEarl Ray Tomblin
45.7%299682RBill Maloney
2.5%16476MNJesse Johnson
1.3%8760LDavid Moran
Election Information for West Virginia
Primary DateMay 08, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentEarl Ray Tomblin
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election Projection
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 West Virginia Governor's Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat governor Primary Election in West Virginia - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews
84%127765Earl Ray Tomblin1
16%23644Arne Moltis0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican governor Primary Election in West Virginia - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews
84%63048Bill Maloney0
16%11707Ralph Clark0

Past Election Results

Election Results for Governors seat in West Virginia in 2008
Past Election Results - Governor of West Virginia
Joe Manchin, III
70%
2008
26%
Russ Weeks
Joe Manchin, III
64%
2004
34%
Monty Warner
Bob Wise
50%
2000
47%
Cecil Underwood
Charlotte Pritt
46%
1996
52%
Cecil H. Underwood
Gaston Caperton
56%
1992
37%
Cleve Benedict