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West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1908

West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1908

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Nominee William E. Glasscock Louis Bennett Sr.
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 130,807 118,909
Percentage 50.70% 46.09%

Governor before election

William M. O. Dawson
Republican

Elected Governor

William E. Glasscock
Republican

The 1908 West Virginia gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1908, to elect the governor of West Virginia.

Results

West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1908[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Glasscock 130,807 50.70
Democratic Louis Bennett Sr. 118,909 46.09
Independent E. W. Miller 4,967 1.93
Socialist I. W. Houston 3,308 1.28
Total votes 257,991 100
Republican hold

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