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Senate Bill No. 225

(By Senators Snyder and D. Facemire)

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[Introduced January 17, 2012; referred to the Select Committee on Redistricting.]

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A BILL to amend and reenact §1-2-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the composition of congressional districts.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That §1-2-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:

ARTICLE 2. APPORTIONMENT OF REPRESENTATION.

§1-2-3. Congressional districts.

    (a) As used in this section, “block” and “VTD” (voting district) mean those geographic areas as defined by the Bureau of the Census of the United States Department of Commerce for the taking of the 2010 census of population and described on census maps prepared by the Bureau of the Census. The maps are, at the time of the reenactment of this section in the year 2012, maintained by the Bureau of the Census and filed in Redistricting Office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.

    (b) The number of members to which the state is entitled in the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States are apportioned among the counties of the state, arranged into three congressional districts, numbered as follows:

    (1) The First District consists of:

 

Population

Braxton County

14,523

Brooke County

24,069

Calhoun County

7,627

Clay County

9,386

Gilmer County

8,693

Hancock County

30,676

Jackson County

29,211

Kanawha County

193,063

Lewis County

16,372

Marshall County

33,107

Ohio County

44,443

Pleasants County

7,605

Putnam County

55,486

Ritchie County

10,449

Roane County

14,926

Tyler County

9,208

Wetzel County

VTD: 10

Block: 541030304003000

26

Block: 541030304003001

0

Block: 541030304003002

1

Block: 541030304003003

5

Block: 541030304003006

4

Block: 541030304003009

0

Block: 541030304003013

1

Block: 541030304003024

99

Block: 541030304003025

12

Block: 541030304003064

0

Block: 541030304003065

0

Block: 541030304003066

0

Block: 541030304003067

9

Block: 541030304003068

1

Block: 541030304003069

5

Block: 541030304003070

0

Block: 541030304003076

0

Block: 541030304004000

16

Block: 541030304004001

0

Block: 541030304004002

0

Block: 541030304004003

0

Block: 541030304004004

0

Block: 541030304004005

0

Block: 541030304004006

0

Block: 541030304004007

43

Block: 541030304004008

0

Block: 541030304004009

0

Block: 541030304004010

1

Block: 541030304004011

2

Block: 541030304004012

0

Block: 541030304004013

7

Block: 541030304004014

3

Block: 541030304004015

2

Block: 541030304004016

41

Block: 541030304004017

0

Block: 541030304004018

0

Block: 541030304004019

9

Block: 541030304004020

15

Block: 541030304004021

20

Block: 541030304004022

0

Block: 541030304004023

2

Block: 541030304004024

26

Block: 541030304004025

0

Block: 541030304004026

3

Block: 541030304004027

0

Block: 541030304004028

16

Block: 541030304004029

27

Block: 541030304004030

0

Block: 541030304004031

2

Block: 541030304004032

0

Block: 541030304004033

4

Block: 541030304004034

8

Block: 541030304004035

0

Block: 541030304004036

4

Block: 541030304004037

31

Block: 541030304004038

16

Block: 541030304004039

5

Block: 541030304004040

4

Block: 541030304004041

18

Block: 541030304004042

12

Block: 541030304004043

9

Block: 541030304004044

8

Block: 541030304004045

24

Block: 541030304004046

0

Block: 541030304004047

6

Block: 541030304004048

2

Block: 541030304004049

18

Block: 541030304004050

11

Block: 541030304004051

10

Block: 541030304004052

5

Block: 541030304004053

0

Block: 541030304004054

0

Block: 541030304004055

31

Block: 541030304004056

6

Block: 541030304004057

0

Block: 541030304004058

0

Block: 541030304004059

0

Block: 541030304004060

0

Block: 541030304004061

0

Block: 541030304004062

14

Block: 541030304004063

0

Block: 541030304004064

18

Block: 541030304004065

2

Block: 541030304004066

8

Block: 541030304004067

71

Block: 541030304004068

0

Block: 541030304004069

0

Block: 541030304004070

0

Block: 541030304004071

1

Block: 541030304004072

0

Block: 541030304004073

1

Block: 541030304004074

2

Block: 541030304004075

0

Block: 541030304004076

0

Block: 541030304004077

14

Block: 541030304004078

11

Block: 541030304004079

26

Block: 541030304004080

0

Block: 541030304004081

0

Block: 541030304004082

55

Block: 541030304004083

0

Block: 541030304004084

30

Block: 541030304004085

2

Block: 541030304004086

5

Block: 541030304004087

4

Block: 541030304004088

60

Block: 541030304004089

0

Block: 541030304004090

3

Block: 541030304004091

3

Block: 541030304004092

0

Block: 541030304004093

0

Block: 541030304004094

0

Block: 541030304004095

0

Block: 541030304004096

7

Block: 541030304004097

0

Block: 541030304004098

0

Block: 541030304004099

9

Block: 541030304004100

4

Block: 541030304004101

0

Block: 541030304004102

8

Block: 541030304004103

4

Block: 541030304004104

8

Block: 541030304004106

0

Block: 541030304004107

0

Block: 541030304004109

6

Block: 541030304004110

6

Block: 541030304004111

0

Block: 541030304004112

0

Block: 541030305003000

15

Block: 541030305003001

0

Block: 541030305003002

2

Block: 541030305003003

0

Block: 541030305003004

0

Block: 541030305003005

11

Block: 541030305003006

0

Block: 541030305003007

13

Block: 541030305003008

0

Block: 541030305003009

10

Block: 541030305003011

3

Block: 541030305003056

4

Block: 541030305003058

0

Block: 541030305003059

0

VTD 10 Subtotal

1,070

VTD: 15

239

VTD: 16

758

VTD: 18

319

VTD: 21

1,249

VTD: 24

500

VTD: 29

729

VTD: 33

730

VTD: 36

588

VTD: 38

953

VTD: 39

842

VTD: 4

685

VTD: 40

342

VTD: 42

1,600

VTD: 43

1,048

VTD: 44

826

VTD: 45

421

VTD: 46

953

VTD: 48

574

VTD: 5

501

VTD: 50

1,221

Wetzel County Subtotal

16,148

Wirt County

5,717

Wood County

86,956

District 1 Subtotal

617,665


    (2) The Second District consists of:


 

Population

Barbour County

16,589

Berkeley County

104,169

Doddridge County

8,202

Grant County

11,937

Hampshire County

23,964

Hardy County

14,025

Harrison County

69,099

Jefferson County

53,498

Marion County

56,418

Mineral County

28,212

Monongalia County

96,189

Morgan County

17,541

Pendleton County

7,695

Preston County

33,520

Randolph County

VTD: 150

2,625

VTD: 155

1,837

VTD: 160

914

VTD: 165

1,547

VTD: 170

1,113

VTD: 180

Block: 540839662004028

0

Block: 540839662004029

0

Block: 540839662004030

1

Block: 540839662004031

0

Block: 540839662004032

0

Block: 540839663002046

17

Block: 540839663002047

0

Block: 540839663002048

14

Block: 540839663002049

0

Block: 540839663002054

2

Block: 540839663002055

12

Block: 540839663002056

0

Block: 540839663002057

18

Block: 540839663002058

0

Block: 540839663002059

3

Block: 540839663002060

0

Block: 540839663002061

0

Block: 540839663002062

0

Block: 540839663002063

0

Block: 540839663002064

0

Block: 540839663002065

0

Block: 540839663002066

0

Block: 540839663002067

0

Block: 540839663002068

0

Block: 540839663002069

0

Block: 540839663002070

0

Block: 540839663002071

0

Block: 540839663002072

0

Block: 540839663002073

0

Block: 540839663002074

0

Block: 540839663002075

0

Block: 540839663002076

0

Block: 540839663002077

1

Block: 540839663002078

0

Block: 540839663002079

0

Block: 540839663002080

0

Block: 540839663002081

0

Block: 540839663002082

0

Block: 540839663002083

0

Block: 540839663002084

37

Block: 540839663002085

0

Block: 540839663002086

3

Block: 540839663002087

0

Block: 540839663002088

0

Block: 540839663002089

1

Block: 540839663002090

0

Block: 540839663002091

10

Block: 540839663002148

0

Block: 540839663002149

0

Block: 540839663002150

0

Block: 540839663002151

0

Block: 540839663002152

19

Block: 540839663002153

0

Block: 540839663002154

0

Block: 540839663002155

0

Block: 540839663002156

6

Block: 540839663002157

0

Block: 540839663002158

2

Block: 540839663002160

2

Block: 540839663002161

7

Block: 540839663002162

0

Block: 540839663002163

0

Block: 540839663002164

0

Block: 540839663002165

0

Block: 540839663002166

2

Block: 540839663002167

3

Block: 540839663002168

0

Block: 540839663002169

0

Block: 540839663002170

2

Block: 540839663002171

0

Block: 540839663002172

3

Block: 540839663002173

0

Block: 540839663002174

0

Block: 540839663002175

8

Block: 540839663002176

1

Block: 540839663002177

0

Block: 540839663002178

0

Block: 540839663002179

2

Block: 540839663002180

0

Block: 540839663002181

0

Block: 540839663002182

11

Block: 540839663002183

0

Block: 540839663002184

2

Block: 540839663002185

0

Block: 540839663003000

23

Block: 540839663003001

0

Block: 540839663003002

26

Block: 540839663003003

0

Block: 540839663003004

0

Block: 540839663003005

0

Block: 540839663003006

0

Block: 540839663003007

1

Block: 540839663003008

19

Block: 540839663003009

0

Block: 540839663003010

0

Block: 540839663003011

2

Block: 540839663003012

2

Block: 540839663003013

0

Block: 540839663003014

0

Block: 540839663003015

4

Block: 540839663003016

2

Block: 540839663003019

0

Block: 540839663003030

21

Block: 540839663003031

2

Block: 540839663003032

0

Block: 540839663003064

2

Block: 540839663003065

6

Block: 540839663003066

1

Block: 540839663003069

0

Block: 540839663003070

0

Block: 540839663003071

9

Block: 540839663003072

0

Block: 540839663003073

0

Block: 540839663003074

0

Block: 540839663003075

0

Block: 540839663003076

0

Block: 540839663003077

1

Block: 540839663003078

45

Block: 540839663003079

5

Block: 540839663003080

0

Block: 540839663003081

5

Block: 540839663003082

16

Block: 540839663003083

1

Block: 540839663003084

11

Block: 540839663003085

3

Block: 540839663003086

0

Block: 540839663003087

0

Block: 540839663003088

0

Block: 540839663003089

2

Block: 540839663003090

2

Block: 540839663003091

2

Block: 540839663003092

8

Block: 540839663003093

8

Block: 540839663003094

0

Block: 540839663003095

0

Block: 540839663003096

2

Block: 540839663003097

23

Block: 540839663003098

0

Block: 540839663003099

0

Block: 540839663003100

0

Block: 540839663003101

27

Block: 540839663003102

0

Block: 540839663003103

0

Block: 540839663003104

0

Block: 540839663003105

0

Block: 540839663003108

0

Block: 540839663003109

0

Block: 540839663003110

0

Block: 540839663003111

8

Block: 540839663003112

0

Block: 540839663003113

0

Block: 540839663003114

0

Block: 540839663003115

0

Block: 540839663003116

0

Block: 540839663003117

0

Block: 540839663003118

0

Block: 540839663003119

0

Block: 540839663003120

33

Block: 540839663003121

0

Block: 540839663003122

0

Block: 540839663003123

36

Block: 540839663003124

8

Block: 540839663003125

17

Block: 540839663003126

0

Block: 540839663003127

86

Block: 540839663003128

0

Block: 540839663003130

10

Block: 540839663003131

4

Block: 540839663003132

1

Block: 540839663003133

0

Block: 540839663003134

0

Block: 540839663003135

0

Block: 540839663003136

4

Block: 540839663003137

0

Block: 540839663003138

0

Block: 540839663003141

0

Block: 540839663003142

2

Block: 540839663003143

0

Block: 540839663003144

0

Block: 540839663003145

0

Block: 540839663003146

0

Block: 540839663003147

0

Block: 540839663003148

0

Block: 540839663003149

3

Block: 540839663003150

0

Block: 540839663003151

4

Block: 540839663003152

2

Block: 540839663003153

0

Block: 540839663003154

0

Block: 540839663003155

0

Block: 540839663003160

0

Block: 540839663003161

21

Block: 540839663003162

0

Block: 540839663003163

0

Block: 540839663003249

0

Block: 540839663003250

0

Block: 540839663003252

3

Block: 540839663003253

0

Block: 540839663003254

0

Block: 540839663003260

2

Block: 540839663003261

0

Block: 540839663003262

2

Block: 540839663003263

2

Block: 540839663003264

2

Block: 540839663003265

5

Block: 540839663003266

0

Block: 540839663003267

4

Block: 540839664001000

0

Block: 540839664001001

0

Block: 540839664001008

0

Block: 540839664003000

7

Block: 540839664003006

16

Block: 540839664003061

14

Block: 540839665002011

0

Block: 540839665002012

0

Block: 540839665002128

0

Block: 540839665002143

0

Block: 540839665002144

0

Block: 540839665002158

0

Block: 540839665002169

0

VTD 180 Subtotal

766

VTD: 200

1,091

VTD: 205

5,557

VTD: 215

789

VTD: 225

1,536

VTD: 23

1,489

VTD: 24

595

VTD: 25

915

VTD: 27

911

VTD: 28

960

VTD: 28A

281

VTD: 30

992

VTD: 31

891

VTD: 75

308

VTD: 80

1,049

VTD: 85

1,716

Randolph County Subtotal

27,882

Taylor County

16,895

Tucker County

7,141

Upshur County

24,254

Wetzel County

VTD: 10

Block: 541030304004105

7

Block: 541030304004108

0

Block: 541030305003010

2

Block: 541030305003064

8

Block: 541030305003065

16

Block: 541030305003066

0

Block: 541030305003067

1

Block: 541030305003068

2

Block: 541030305003082

22

Block: 541030305003083

2

VTD 10 Subtotal

60

VTD: 27 (5410327)

375

Wetzel County Subtotal

435

District 2 Subtotal

617,665


    (3) The Third District consists of:

 

Population

Boone County

24,629

Cabell County

96,319

Fayette County

46,039

Greenbrier County

35,480

Lincoln County

21,720

Logan County

36,743

Mason County

27,324

McDowell County

22,113

Mercer County

62,264

Mingo County

26,839

Monroe County

13,502

Nicholas County

26,233

Pocahontas County

8,719

Raleigh County

78,859

Randolph County

VTD: 180

Block: 540839663003017

8

Block: 540839663003018

0

Block: 540839663003020

0

Block: 540839663003021

0

Block: 540839663003022

0

Block: 540839663003023

0

Block: 540839663003024

0

Block: 540839663003025

0

Block: 540839663003026

0

Block: 540839663003027

47

Block: 540839663003028

2

Block: 540839663003029

5

Block: 540839663003033

0

Block: 540839663003035

0

Block: 540839663003036

0

Block: 540839663003037

0

Block: 540839663003038

0

Block: 540839663003039

0

Block: 540839663003040

0

Block: 540839663003041

0

Block: 540839663003042

0

Block: 540839663003043

0

Block: 540839663003044

0

Block: 540839663003045

0

Block: 540839663003046

1

Block: 540839663003047

1

Block: 540839663003048

6

Block: 540839663003049

0

Block: 540839663003050

0

Block: 540839663003051

0

Block: 540839663003052

0

Block: 540839663003053

0

Block: 540839663003054

0

Block: 540839663003055

0

Block: 540839663003056

0

Block: 540839663003057

0

Block: 540839663003058

0

Block: 540839663003059

0

Block: 540839663003060

0

Block: 540839663003061

0

Block: 540839663003062

2

Block: 540839663003063

2

Block: 540839663003156

0

Block: 540839663003157

5

Block: 540839663003158

0

Block: 540839663003159

4

Block: 540839663003164

2

Block: 540839663003165

3

Block: 540839663003242

0

Block: 540839663003243

0

Block: 540839663003245

1

Block: 540839663003246

10

Block: 540839663003247

1

Block: 540839663003248

1

Block: 540839663003255

0

Block: 540839663003268

0

Block: 540839665002008

0

Block: 540839665002132

0

Block: 540839665002133

0

Block: 540839665002134

0

Block: 540839665002135

0

Block: 540839665002136

0

Block: 540839665002137

0

Block: 540839665002138

0

Block: 540839665002139

2

Block: 540839665002140

0

Block: 540839665002141

0

Block: 540839665002142

1

Block: 540839665002159

0

Block: 540839665002160

0

Block: 540839665002161

0

Block: 540839665002162

0

Block: 540839665002163

0

Block: 540839665002164

0

Block: 540839665002165

0

Block: 540839665002171

0

Block: 540839665002172

0

VTD 180 Subtotal

104

VTD: 185

851

VTD: 190

263

VTD: 220

305

Randolph County Subtotal

1,523

Summers County

13,927

Wayne County

42,481

Webster County

9,154

Wyoming County

23,796

District 3 Subtotal

617,664

State totals

1,852,994




    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide for the redistricting of the state’s Congressional Districts.


    §1-2-3 has been completely rewritten; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.

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