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

Office

Candidate Name

Vote Total

% Vote


1884      
Governor
Thomas Carskadon (no data)    

1888      
Notes on the 1888 West Virgina state Prohibition Party Convention.
Governor
Thomas Carskadon (no data)  
Treasurer
James W. Bodley 1,035 0.65  
Auditor
J.D. Baines 1,027 0.64  
Attorney General
John U. Myers 935 0.59  
Supt. Public Schools
J.S. Cornwell 985 0.62  
Justice, Supreme Court
J.E. Middleton (no data)  
Barna Powell (no data)  

1890      
Justice, Supr. Court
(no data) 898 0.60
Congr. Dist. 1 (Whee)
Francis N. Lynch 425 1.13
Congr. Dist. 2
    (Morgantown)
Aaron Baker 136 0.35
Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)
J.E. Middleton 237 0.57
Congr. Dist. 4
    (Huntington)
M.S. Hull 199 0.53

1892
Governor
Frank Burt 2,039 1.19
Treasurer
I.G. Jackson 2,027 1.18
Auditor
G.W. Ogden 2,086 1.22
Attorney General
I. Howard Holt 2,156 1.29
Supt. Publ. Instr.
Walter Mitchell 2,061 1.20
Justice Supr. Court
I.D. Basis 1,927 1.13
 
I.D. Johnson 2,087 1.22
Congr. 1
J.N. Barnes 1,486 3.66
Congr. 2
D.J. Gibson 326 0.75
Congr. 3
W.L. Ellison 308 0.70
Congr. 4
Zenas  Martin 99 0.24

1896      

Governor

T.C. Johnson 20 write-in  

1898        
Governor
Thomas R. Carskadon (no data)  
Treasurer
James W. Bodley 1,035 0.65  
Auditor
J.D. Baines 1,027 0.64  
Attorney General
John U. Myers 935 0.59  
Supt. Public Schools
J.S. Cornwell 985 0.62  
Justice, Supreme Court
J.E. Middleton (no data)  
Barna Powell (no data)  
Congr. Dist. 1
    (Wheeling)
W.A. Williams 255 0.63  
Congr. Dist. 2
    (Morgantown)
George Morrow 320 0.69  

1900
Governor
Thomas R. Carskadon 1470 0.67
Auditor
(no data 1543 0.70
Treasurer
(no data) 1558 0.71
Supt. Public Schools
(no data) 1441 0.65
Attorney General
(no data) 1534 0.70
Congr. 1 (Wheeling)
Goodloe Jackson 508 0.99
Congr. 2 (Morgantown)
Herbert Young 329 0.62
Congr. 3 (Charleston)
John Kyle 33 0.05
Congr. 4 (Huntington)
W.H. Shaw 55 0.10

1902

Congr. Dist. 1 (Wheeling)

G.W. Kinney 1,467 3.83

Congr. Dist. 2 (east)

R.M. Strickler 637 1.53

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)

Squire Halstead 523 1.39

Congr. Dist. 4
    (Parkersburg)

George R. Brown 711 1.93

Congr. Dist. 5 (south)

J.L. McGilliard 56 0.15

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 5 of 5 seats.


1904
Governor
Joseph W. Bedford 3,999 1.67
Secretary of State
Thomas C. Johnson 3,471 1.45
Treasurer
Hiram Lewis 4,152 1.74
Auditor
T.N. Barnes 4,480 1.87
Supt. Public Schools
Wayland F. Reynolds 4,469 1.86
Attorney General
Charles D. Merrick 4,589 1.91

Congr. Dist. 1 (Wheeling)

B.H. Shadduck 1,382 2.75

Congr. Dist. 2 (east)

Larkin Bowers 721 1.54

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)

S.F. Nutter 919 1.85

Congr. Dist. 4
    (Parkersburg)

M.H. Snodgrass 854 1.99

Congr. Dist. 5 (south)

J.S. Thornburg 446 0.90

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 5 of 5 seats.


1906

Congr. Dist. 1 (Wheeling)

W.E. Pierce 1,484 4.02

Congr. Dist. 2 (east)

James B. Ward 727 1.91

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)

F.H. Montgomery 1,339 3.55

Congr. Dist. 4
    (Parkersburg)

D.D. Johnson 712 2.28

Congr. Dist. 5 (south)

B.F. Morris 362 0.93

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 5 of 5 seats.


1908

Governor

Edward W. Mills 4,967 1.93

Secretary of State

Will More 5,003 1.94

Auditor

M.M. Reppard 4,531 1.76

Treasurer

Hiram Lewis 4,541 1.77

Supt. Public Schools

Elkanah Hulley 4,856 1.88

Attorney General

J.B. Ward 4,562 1.78

Congr. Dist. 1 (Wheeling)

Thomas N. Barnes 1,394 2.61

Congr. Dist. 2 (east)

George W. Herring 1,021 2.06

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)

Charles Hill 1,247 2.27

Congr. Dist. 4
    (Parkersburg)

G.R. Williamson 812 1.93

Congr. Dist. 5 (south)

Willoughby Miller 414 0.72

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 5 of 5 seats.


1910

Congr. Dist. 1
    (Wheeling)

U.A. Clayton 1,099 2.64

Congr. Dist. 2 (east)

Robert M. Strickler 715 1.79

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)

Charles Hill 882 1.96

Congr. Dist. 4
    (Parkersburg)

G.P. Sigler 531 1.55

Congr. Dist. 5 (south)

B.N. White 448 0.93

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 5 of 5 seats.


1912

Governor

J. Goodloe Jackson 5,870 2.19

Secretary of State

James M. Alysor 4,373 1.64

Auditor

A.W. Howard 4,422 1.66

Treasurer

J. Otis Stout 4,514 1.69

Attorney General

J. Howard Holt 4,635 1.73

Supt. Public Instruction

Orila G. White 4,390 1.64

Agriculture Commissioner

George H. Anderson 4,268 1.60

Representative

(no data) 4,326 1.62

Congr. Dist. 1 (northern)

L.E. Peters 1,482 2.69

Congr. Dist. 2 (western)

James C. Gibson 697 1.41

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)

J.L. Ryan 730 1.29

Congr. Dist. 4 (central)

Arthur Hank 478 1.17

Congr. Dist. 5 (southern)

B.H. White 517 0.81

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 5 of 5 seats.


1914  

Representative

(no data) 1,931 0.82  

Congr. Dist. 1 (northern)

Albert B. Withers 604 1.27

Congr. Dist. 2 (western)

Fred Thompson 274 0.63

Congr. Dist. 3
    (Charleston)

W.A. Howard 380 0.75

Congr. Dist. 4 (central)

Christian A. Wernecke 210 0.56

Congr. Dist. 5 (southern)

J.M. Wysor 208 0.37

Note:  Prohibition candidates ran for 5 of 5 seats.


1930  
Senator
John Wesley McDonald 1,293 0.22  

1933  
Congress 3 (Clarksburg)
J.C. Ramsey 415 0.74  

1934        
Senator
John Wesley McDonald 2931 0.46  
Congress 1 (Wheeling)
W. Carpenter 761 0.77  
Congress 2 (eastern) 
N. Rice 368 0.39  
Congress 3 (center)
J.C. Ramsey 480 0.47  
Congress 4 (Huntingdon/
    Parkersburg)
Osie England 616 0.51  
Congress 5 (south)
C.W. Dulling 231 0.25  
Congress 6 (Charleston)
B.H. White 335 0.30  

1936
Senator
John Wesley McDonald 1,173 0.12
Governor
A.B. Withers 924 0.11
Secretary of State
J.C. Ramsey 888 0.11
Superintendent of Public
  Schools
H.T. Sutton 929 0.11
Treasurer
C.C. Denham 777 0.10  
Auditor
Osie England 847 0.10  
Secretary of Agriculture
Robert Richardson 848 0.10  
Attorney General
Squire Halstead 764 0.09  
Congr. Dist. 1
    (Wheeling)
H. Wayne Carpenter 176 0.14  
Congr. Dist. 2
    (Harpers Ferry)
George A. Herring 96 0.07  
         

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