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 Official Turnout In 2012 General Election Is 55 Percent; Pocahontas County Sees Highest Turnout

1/9/2013

    Charleston, W.Va. – The official turnout in the 2012 General Election was 55 percent, West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant announced today.
 
    The total number of ballots cast is 685,099. There were 1,246,559 West Virginians registered to vote in the election.
 
    That total includes the 150,666 ballots cast during the early voting period.
 
    There were 664,347 ballots cast in the race for Governor, 643,582 cast in the race for Attorney General, 638,440 cast in the race for Secretary of State, 628,483 cast in the race for Treasurer, 619,468 cast in the race for Auditor, and 613,583 cast in the race for Commissioner of Agriculture.
 
    Pocahontas County had the highest turnout in the state at nearly 72 percent. Barbour, Harrison, Jefferson, Lewis, Marshall, Mineral, Morgan, Putnam, Tucker, and Wood Counties all had voter turnout of over 60 percent.

County

Ballots Cast

Official VR

Turnout

Barbour

5938

9645

61.57%

Berkeley

37769

67805

55.70%

Boone

8925

18965

47.06%

Braxton

4999

8737

57.22%

Brooke

9542

17846

53.47%

Cabell

33343

61636

54.10%

Calhoun

2271

5655

40.16%

Clay

3086

6577

46.92%

Doddridge

2837

4856

58.42%

Fayette

14357

26868

53.44%

Gilmer

2599

4790

54.26%

Grant

4670

8108

57.60%

Greenbrier

13268

25605

51.82%

Hampshire

8124

14420

56.34%

Hancock

12368

23604

52.40%

Hardy

5275

8793

59.99%

Harrison

26579

44288

60.01%

Jackson

11911

21640

55.04%

Jefferson

22355

35574

62.84%

Kanawha

75553

134691

56.09%

Lewis

6445

9170

70.28%

Lincoln

7161

18490

38.73%

Logan

12420

25509

48.69%

Marion

22122

42066

52.59%

Marshall

13250

22065

60.05%

Mason

10083

18965

53.17%

McDowell

6380

15985

39.91%

Mercer

21670

39561

54.78%

Mineral

11187

17497

63.94%

Mingo

9154

21638

42.31%

Monongalia

31932

57708

55.33%

Monroe

5378

9977

53.90%

Morgan

7195

11802

60.96%

Nicholas

9009

16599

54.27%

Ohio

18251

33267

54.86%

Pendleton

3349

5592

59.89%

Pleasants

2908

5218

55.73%

Pocahontas

3693

5146

71.76%

Preston

11417

19594

58.27%

Putnam

24137

36706

65.76%

Raleigh

29389

55654

52.81%

Randolph

9956

18415

54.06%

Ritchie

3899

7121

54.75%

Roane

5215

10013

52.08%

Summers

4892

9245

52.92%

Taylor

6019

10509

57.27%

Tucker

3242

5289

61.30%

Tyler

3350

6165

54.34%

Upshur

8423

14163

59.47%

Wayne

14572

30333

48.04%

Webster

2860

6251

45.75%

Wetzel

6040

12760

47.34%

Wirt

2246

4350

51.63%

Wood

34563

55062

62.77%

Wyoming

7523

18571

40.51%

Total

685099

1246559

54.96%

Contact:

Jake Glance
(304) 558-6000
jglance@wvsos.com