1994 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia

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United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia, 1994

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All 3 West Virginia seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 3 0
Seats won 3 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 268,901 137,663
Percentage 66.14% 33.86%
Swing Decrease11.97% Increase11.97%

The 1994 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia were held on November 8, 1994 to determine who will represent the state of West Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. West Virginia has three seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1990 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia, 1994[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 268,901 66.14% 3 -
Republican 137,663 33.86% 0 -
Totals 406,564 100.00% 3

District 1[edit]

Incumbent Democrat Alan Mollohan defeated Republican Sally Rossy Riley. This district covers the northern part of the state.

West Virginia's 1st congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Mollohan (inc.) 103,177 70.30
Republican Sally Rossy Riley 43,590 29.70
Total votes 146,767 100.00
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

Incumbent Democrat Bob Wise defeated Republican Samuel A. Cravotta. This district covers the central part of the state.

West Virginia's 2nd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Wise (inc.) 90,757 63.71
Republican Samuel A. Cravotta 51,691 36.29
Total votes 142,448 100.00
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

Incumbent Democrat Nick Rahall defeated Republican Ben Waldman. This district covers the southern part of the state.

West Virginia's 3rd congressional district election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nick Rahall (inc.) 74,967 63.88
Republican Ben Waldman 42,382 36.12
Total votes 117,349 100.00
Democratic hold

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