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West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1944

West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1944

← 1940 November 7, 1944 1948 →

  Clarence W. Meadows.jpg
Daniel Boone Dawson for Governor.jpg
Nominee Clarence W. Meadows Daniel Boone Dawson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 395,122 330,649
Percentage 54.44% 45.56

Governor before election

Matthew M. Neely

Elected Governor

Clarence W. Meadows

The 1944 West Virginia gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1944, to elect the governor of West Virginia.


West Virginia gubernatorial election, 1944[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clarence W. Meadows 395,122 54.44
Republican Daniel Boone Dawson 330,649 45.56
Total votes 725,771 100
Democratic hold