Election returns courtesy of Richard Winger. Biographical data (links) from cited references and from other sources which appear to the Editor to be trustworthy.

Virginia adopted state-wide prohibition in 1916.  In 2003, 33 of the 95 counties are legally dry.

Office
Candidate Name
Vote Total

% Vote


1890

Governor

Thomas E. Taylor 897 0.32

Lieutenant Governor

(no data) 963 0.34

Attorney General

James P. McTeer 884 0.31

1892

Governor

James R. Miller 6,962 3.22

Lieutenant Governor

John S. Tyler 6,658 3.11

Attorney General

W.B. Kegley 6,510 3.00

1896

Congr. 1

Edward J. Winder 216 0.81

Congr. 2

A.B. Griffin 224 0.72

Congr. 3

James O. Atwood 81 0.27

Congr. 6

Joseph Johnston 453 1.50

Congr. 7

John F. Toryth 140 0.46

1898
Congr. Dist. 1
   (Rap. River)
H.L. Crockett 230 1.72
Congr. Dist. 5
   (Danville)
R.A. Bennett 195 0.83
Congr. Dist. 8
   (DC burbs)
J.P.E. Johnson 136 1.86 *

1900

Congr.   1 (tidewater)

H.L. Crockett 796 1.02

Congr.   6 (Roanoke)

A.E. Fairweather 2152 10.46

Congr. 10 (nw ridge)

R.S. Griffith 487 1.65

1901

Governor

O.C. Rucker 1896 0.95

Attorney General

Lee ? 2324 1.21

1932

Congressman-at-Large

R. Lindsay Gordon, Jr. 16,504 5.99
Andrew Jackson Dunning 16,383 5.94

1933

Governor

Andrew J. Dunning, Jr. 1,112 0.67

Senator

Newman P. Raymond no data

1934

Senator

Newman H. Raymond 391 0.27

1936

Senator

Andrew Jackson Dunning 125 0.05 *

1937

Governor

James A. Edgerton 990 0.66

Lt. Governor

R.L. Alter 2,085 1.40

1943:      

Cong. Dist. 2

Andrew J. Dunning 90 0.40  

1946:        

Senator

Thomas E. Boorde
1,764
0.70 

Congress 4
   (south-central)

Andrew S. Condrey 2,012 12.86
*