|VIRGINIA||13 Electoral Votes|
(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Virginia State Board of Elections)
Largest counties: Fairfax, Prince William, Henrico, Chesterfield, Arlington.
Largest cities: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond, Newport News.
State Board of Elections
Party of VA
There were 3,223,156 total voters; 3,001,097 voted in person and 222,059 (6.9%) voted absentee.
Democrats put some resources into Virginia but saw no improvement in the outcome as Bush-Cheney amassed a plurality of 262,217 votes (8.20 percentage points). In terms of localities Bush won 102 (82 counties and 20 cities) and Kerry won 32 (13 counties and 19 cities). Bush prevailed in nine congressional districts, while Kerry won only the 3rd and 8th CDs.
General Election Details
2,789,808 total votes were cast for president -- 2,739,447 were counted. 50,361 (1.8%) were under or overvotes.
A Democrat has not won Virginia in the presidential race since LBJ carried the state in 1964. That held true in 2000 as Bush-Cheney bested Gore-Lieberman with a plurality of 220,200 votes (8.03 percentage points). Bush won in eight of the state's congressional districts, while Gore won in three (3rd, 8th and 11th).
|Notes: For an individual
other than the nominees of the Democratic and Republican parties to appear
on the general election ballot as a candidate for president he or she must
have submitted signatures of not less than 10,000 qualified voters in Virginia,
including at least 400 qualified voters from each of Virginia's 11 congressional
districts, to the State Board of Elections no later than noon August 25,
Last day for voter registration: Oct. 10, 2000.
|ballot||2377 of 2377 precincts
|97 Delegates (82 Pledged, 15 Unpledged) and 13 Alternates|
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