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Popular Vote
Joe Manchin, IIIDemocratic 492,697 69.78%
Russ WeeksRepublican 181,612 25.72%
Jesse JohnsonMountain 31,486 4.46%
YOther (+) - 251 0.04%
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Demographic Data

2010 Population:1,852,994Enum.2010 Population Density:29.7persons/km2
2008 Population:1,840,310Est.2008 Population Density:29.5persons/km2
2000 Population:1,808,344Enum.2000 Population Density:29.0persons/km2
Land Area (2000):62,361km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.2%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: West Virginia Secretary of State. Election Results Center Official Results November 4 General Governor, West Virginia Secretary of State ( ) (accessed 05 Dec 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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