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Senate Bill No. 357

(By Senator Barnes)

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[Introduced January 20, 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

Brooke County

24,069

Calhoun County

7,627

Doddridge County

8,202

Gilmer County

8,693

Hancock County

30,676

Harrison County

69,099

Jackson County

29,211

Kanawha County

 

VTD: 276

 

Block: 540390102002009

0

VTD 276 Subtotal

0

VTD: 289

1,166

VTD: 290

1,009

VTD: 291

552

VTD: 292

688

VTD: 293

1,099

VTD: 294

892

VTD: 295

697

VTD: 296

1,732

VTD: 349

405

VTD: 350

 

Block: 540390106001000

0

Block: 540390106001001

298

Block: 540390106001005

0

Block: 540390106001007

0

Block: 540390106001008

8

Block: 540390106001009

0

Block: 540390106001011

48

Block: 540390106001012

29

Block: 540390106001013

9

Block: 540390106001014

0

Block: 540390106001015

3

Block: 540390106001016

0

Block: 540390106001017

0

Block: 540390106001018

0

Block: 540390106001040

19

Block: 540390106001043

48

Block: 540390106001085

0

Block: 540390106001086

0

Block: 540390106002000

37

Block: 540390106002001

42

Block: 540390106002002

18

Block: 540390106002004

0

Block: 540390106002005

0

Block: 540390106002006

25

Block: 540390106002007

12

Block: 540390106002008

38

Block: 540390106002009

31

Block: 540390106002010

0

Block: 540390106002016

0

Block: 540390106002017

0

Block: 540390106002018

16

Block: 540390107011029

1

Block: 540390107011037

6

Block: 540390107011038

38

Block: 540390107011039

0

Block: 540390107011040

0

Block: 540390107012000

4

Block: 540390107012001

6

Block: 540390107012002

7

Block: 540390107012003

37

Block: 540390107012004

0

Block: 540390107012005

111

Block: 540390107012006

6

Block: 540390107012007

89

VTD 350 Subtotal

986

VTD: 357

1,886

VTD: 358

1,420

VTD: 359

1,005

VTD: 360

1,508

VTD: 361

2,045

VTD: 362

 

Block: 540390107011000

264

Block: 540390107011001

64

Block: 540390107011002

11

Block: 540390107011003

315

Block: 540390107011004

14

Block: 540390107011005

22

Block: 540390107011006

0

Block: 540390107011007

16

Block: 540390107011021

43

Block: 540390107011022

6

Block: 540390107011023

0

Block: 540390107011030

22

Block: 540390107011031

18

Block: 540390107011032

81

Block: 540390107011033

0

Block: 540390107011034

16

Block: 540390107011035

25

Block: 540390107011036

43

VTD 362 Subtotal

960

VTD: 364

641

VTD: 365

 

Block: 540390002002000

0

Block: 540390002002001

23

Block: 540390002002002

12

Block: 540390002002003

60

Block: 540390002002004

3

Block: 540390002002005

66

Block: 540390002002006

0

Block: 540390002002007

12

Block: 540390002002008

0

Block: 540390002002009

0

Block: 540390002002010

0

Block: 540390002002011

13

Block: 540390002002012

5

Block: 540390002002013

11

Block: 540390002002014

0

Block: 540390002002024

18

Block: 540390002002026

0

Block: 540390002002027

59

Block: 540390002002031

6

Block: 540390002002032

0

Block: 540390002002033

0

Block: 540390002002034

0

Block: 540390002002035

0

Block: 540390002002039

0

Block: 540390002002040

8

Block: 540390002002041

0

Block: 540390002002042

0

Block: 540390101001048

0

Block: 540390107023000

1

Block: 540390107023001

75

Block: 540390107023002

0

Block: 540390107023003

0

Block: 540390107023004

0

Block: 540390107023015

241

Block: 540390107023018

22

Block: 540390107023019

584

Block: 540390107023020

0

Block: 540390107023021

4

Block: 540390107023022

0

Block: 540390107023023

0

Block: 540390107023024

0

Block: 540390107023025

12

Block: 540390107023026

0

Block: 540390107023027

28

Block: 540390107023028

0

Block: 540390107023029

0

Block: 540390107023030

0

Block: 540390107023031

0

Block: 540390107023032

1

Block: 540390107023033

0

Block: 540390107023034

0

Block: 540390107023035

69

Block: 540390107023036

0

Block: 540390107023038

0

Block: 540390107023055

31

Block: 540390107023070

4

Block: 540390108015069

0

Block: 540390108015070

0

Block: 540390108015071

0

VTD 365 Subtotal

1,368

VTD: 366

1,138

VTD: 368

1,140

VTD: 370

2,208

VTD: 371

1,770

VTD: 373

267

VTD: 374

1,831

VTD: 401

 

Block: 540390002001010

0

Block: 540390002001012

0

Block: 540390002001013

104

Block: 540390002001014

14

Block: 540390002001015

0

Block: 540390002001016

1

Block: 540390002001017

23

Block: 540390002001018

0

Block: 540390003001013

590

Block: 540390003001014

9

Block: 540390003001016

15

Block: 540390003001018

0

Block: 540390003001019

27

Block: 540390003001020

9

Block: 540390003001021

39

Block: 540390003001022

2

Block: 540390003001023

1

Block: 540390003001024

0

Block: 540390003001025

20

Block: 540390003001026

2

Block: 540390003001031

19

Block: 540390003001032

0

Block: 540390003002005

8

Block: 540390003002010

2

VTD 401 Subtotal

885

VTD: 426

 

Block: 540390110002000

82

Block: 540390110002001

0

Block: 540390110002003

0

Block: 540390110002035

96

Block: 540390110002036

0

Block: 540390110002040

33

Block: 540390110002041

23

Block: 540390110002047

31

Block: 540390110002048

0

Block: 540390110002053

0

Block: 540390110003002

0

Block: 540390110003004

0

Block: 540390110003005

0

Block: 540390110003008

0

Block: 540390110003009

10

Block: 540390110003013

0

Block: 540390110003014

6

Block: 540390110003015

11

Block: 540390110003016

10

Block: 540390110003017

0

Block: 540390110003018

0

Block: 540390110003019

0

Block: 540390110003020

0

Block: 540390110003021

0

Block: 540390110003022

0

Block: 540390110003024

0

Block: 540390110003057

0

Block: 540390110003058

0

Block: 540390110003059

0

Block: 540390110003060

144

Block: 540390110003061

35

Block: 540390110003062

36

Block: 540390110003063

13

Block: 540390110003064

19

Block: 540390110003065

11

Block: 540390110003066

18

Block: 540390110003067

0

Block: 540390110003068

0

Block: 540390110003069

0

Block: 540390110003070

0

Block: 540390110004007

0

Block: 540390110004069

37

Block: 540390110004070

0

Block: 540390110004071

0

Block: 540390110004072

0

Block: 540390110004073

1

Block: 540390110004078

0

Block: 540390113012121

0

VTD 426 Subtotal

616

VTD: 427

1,579

VTD: 428

1,891

VTD: 429

2,502

VTD: 431

1,256

VTD: 432

1,973

VTD: 433

890

VTD: 434

1,335

Kanawha County Subtotal

41,340

Marion County

56,418

Marshall County

33,107

Monongalia County

96,189

Ohio County

44,443

Pleasants County

7,605

Putnam County

 

VTD: 1

1,687

VTD: 15

677

VTD: 16

2,238

VTD: 17

512

VTD: 18

1,220

VTD: 19

379

VTD: 2

855

VTD: 21

565

VTD: 22

981

VTD: 23

2,079

VTD: 34

910

VTD: 35

382

VTD: 36

795

VTD: 37

670

VTD: 38

886

VTD: 4

950

VTD: 40

1,362

Putnam County Subtotal

17,148

Ritchie County

10,449

Roane County

14,926

Tyler County

9,208

Wetzel County

16,583

Wirt County

5,717

Wood County

86,956

District 1 Subtotal

617,666


    (2) The Second District consists of:


 

Population

Barbour County

16,589

Berkeley County

104,169

Braxton County

14,523

Clay County

9,386

Grant County

11,937

Greenbrier County

35,480

Hampshire County

23,964

Hardy County

14,025

Jefferson County

53,498

Kanawha County

 

VTD: 106

997

VTD: 108

769

VTD: 110

1,839

VTD: 111

609

VTD: 112

597

VTD: 113

663

VTD: 114

798

VTD: 115

1,223

VTD: 116

578

VTD: 117

831

VTD: 118

987

VTD: 119

1,254

VTD: 120

1,487

VTD: 123

834

VTD: 148

704

VTD: 149

613

VTD: 150

510

VTD: 151

431

VTD: 152

312

VTD: 153

622

VTD: 154

569

VTD: 158

903

VTD: 160

1,408

VTD: 161

1,219

VTD: 163

1,149

VTD: 164

1,268

VTD: 165

1,100

VTD: 166

704

VTD: 167

791

VTD: 168

893

VTD: 169

1,467

VTD: 170

715

VTD: 172

688

VTD: 174

1,315

VTD: 175

760

VTD: 177

878

VTD: 178

1,364

VTD: 179

1,096

VTD: 202

2,564

VTD: 208

878

VTD: 209

1,131

VTD: 213

727

VTD: 217

718

VTD: 223

1,664

VTD: 224

430

VTD: 226

544

VTD: 227

927

VTD: 228

548

VTD: 233

1,546

VTD: 234

997

VTD: 238

1,216

VTD: 239

1,012

VTD: 240

1,387

VTD: 241

1,246

VTD: 244

868

VTD: 246

782

VTD: 247

768

VTD: 250

97

VTD: 253

1,299

VTD: 254

1,220

VTD: 258

1,338

VTD: 260

1,280

VTD: 275

500

VTD: 277

1,782

VTD: 279

 

Block: 540390131001002

53

Block: 540390131001004

95

Block: 540390131001010

1

Block: 540390131001011

11

Block: 540390131001012

25

Block: 540390131001018

75

Block: 540390131001019

46

Block: 540390131001020

19

Block: 540390131001021

2

Block: 540390131001024

35

Block: 540390131001025

0

Block: 540390131001026

14

Block: 540390131001027

8

Block: 540390131001028

24

Block: 540390131001029

34

Block: 540390131001030

14

Block: 540390131002027

55

Block: 540390131002028

0

Block: 540390131002029

0

Block: 540390131002045

0

Block: 540390132003042

1

Block: 540390132003043

67

Block: 540390132003045

0

Block: 540390132003046

5

Block: 540390132003047

0

Block: 540390132003053

88

Block: 540390132003054

7

VTD 279 Subtotal

679

VTD: 280

1,722

VTD: 281

896

VTD: 282

512

VTD: 283

588

VTD: 284

397

VTD: 285

232

VTD: 286

2,475

VTD: 287

546

VTD: 288

846

VTD: 297

1,370

VTD: 298

1,165

VTD: 365

 

Block: 540390002002019

0

Block: 540390002002030

0

Block: 540390002002043

0

VTD 365 Subtotal

0

VTD: 401

 

Block: 540390003001002

14

VTD 401 Subtotal

14

VTD: 402

671

VTD: 403

1,154

VTD: 404

1,114

VTD: 406

1,209

VTD: 407

1,013

VTD: 408

1,441

VTD: 410

530

VTD: 411

1,324

VTD: 412

1,144

VTD: 413

578

VTD: 414

785

VTD: 415

1,429

VTD: 416

938

VTD: 417

821

VTD: 418

1,194

VTD: 419

1,686

VTD: 420

845

VTD: 421

653

VTD: 422

825

VTD: 423

1,866

VTD: 424

1,741

VTD: 425

1,011

VTD: 426

 

Block: 540390110003000

0

Block: 540390110003001

6

Block: 540390110003003

16

Block: 540390110003006

0

Block: 540390110003007

0

Block: 540390110003010

29

Block: 540390110003011

0

Block: 540390110003012

0

Block: 540390110004053

163

Block: 540390110004055

24

Block: 540390110004058

0

Block: 540390110004059

0

Block: 540390110004064

0

Block: 540390110004065

0

Block: 540390110004066

0

Block: 540390110004067

4

VTD 426 Subtotal

242

VTD: 435

841

VTD: 436

2,244

VTD: 437

1,800

VTD: 438

1,702

VTD: 439

1,703

VTD: 440

1,363

VTD: 441

1,227

Kanawha County Subtotal

108,950

Lewis County

16,372

Mineral County

28,212

Morgan County

17,541

Nicholas County

26,233

Pendleton County

7,695

Pocahontas County

8,719

Preston County

33,520

Randolph County

29,405

Taylor County

16,895

Tucker County

7,141

Upshur County

24,254

Webster County

9,154

District 2 Subtotal

617,662



    (3) The Third District consists of:


 

Population

Boone County

24,629

Cabell County

96,319

Fayette County

46,039

Kanawha County

 

VTD: 103

1,027

VTD: 105

905

VTD: 131

743

VTD: 133

409

VTD: 134

602

VTD: 136

1,217

VTD: 138

959

VTD: 140

498

VTD: 142

490

VTD: 145

1,091

VTD: 147

1,389

VTD: 205

2,033

VTD: 276

 

Block: 540390102002012

0

Block: 540390102002039

0

Block: 540390131003005

0

Block: 540390131003006

0

Block: 540390131003019

0

Block: 540390131003020

0

Block: 540390131003021

0

Block: 540390132003000

0

Block: 540390132003001

0

Block: 540390132003002

0

Block: 540390132003003

7

Block: 540390132003004

0

Block: 540390132003005

13

Block: 540390132003006

2

Block: 540390132003007

0

Block: 540390132003008

0

Block: 540390132003009

0

Block: 540390132003010

0

Block: 540390132003011

9

Block: 540390132003012

6

Block: 540390132003013

90

Block: 540390132003014

0

Block: 540390132003015

27

Block: 540390132003016

0

Block: 540390132003017

0

Block: 540390132003018

0

Block: 540390132003019

0

Block: 540390132003020

0

Block: 540390132003021

53

Block: 540390132003034

1

Block: 540390132003035

0

Block: 540390132003036

0

Block: 540390132003037

0

Block: 540390132003038

0

Block: 540390132003039

0

Block: 540390132003040

41

Block: 540390132003041

0

Block: 540390132003050

0

Block: 540390132003055

0

Block: 540390132003056

0

Block: 540390134001000

0

Block: 540390134001001

0

Block: 540390134001002

0

Block: 540390134001052

0

Block: 540390134001053

0

Block: 540390134001054

107

Block: 540390134001055

3

Block: 540390134001056

9

Block: 540390134001057

4

Block: 540390134001058

66

Block: 540390134001059

7

Block: 540390134001060

0

Block: 540390134001075

2

Block: 540390134001076

2

Block: 540390134001077

2

Block: 540390134001079

0

Block: 540390134001081

0

Block: 540390134001082

28

Block: 540390134001083

0

Block: 540390134001084

0

VTD 276 Subtotal

479

VTD: 278

1,012

VTD: 279

 

Block: 540390132003044

6

VTD 279 Subtotal

6

VTD: 302

2,059

VTD: 304

993

VTD: 305

1,969

VTD: 307

2,386

VTD: 308

786

VTD: 309

1,115

VTD: 310

1,587

VTD: 311

631

VTD: 317

1,285

VTD: 321

1,222

VTD: 326

1,362

VTD: 329

569

VTD: 332

625

VTD: 333

1,273

VTD: 337

1,232

VTD: 340

1,055

VTD: 347

1,270

VTD: 350

 

Block: 540390106001003

0

Block: 540390106001019

12

Block: 540390106001034

0

Block: 540390106001035

2

Block: 540390106001036

0

Block: 540390106001037

0

Block: 540390106001038

0

Block: 540390106001081

0

VTD 350 Subtotal

14

VTD: 351

952

VTD: 352

722

VTD: 353

940

VTD: 354

826

VTD: 355

1,044

VTD: 362

 

Block: 540390104002032

0

Block: 540390104002033

0

Block: 540390104002034

0

Block: 540390104002035

0

Block: 540390104002036

0

Block: 540390104002037

16

Block: 540390104002038

0

Block: 540390104002064

0

Block: 540390104002065

0

Block: 540390104002066

0

Block: 540390104002067

2

Block: 540390104002068

0

Block: 540390106001002

11

Block: 540390106001004

7

Block: 540390106001006

18

Block: 540390106001010

0

Block: 540390106001020

31

Block: 540390106001021

4

Block: 540390106001022

4

Block: 540390106001023

19

Block: 540390106001024

7

Block: 540390106001025

0

Block: 540390106001026

0

Block: 540390106001027

0

Block: 540390106001028

0

Block: 540390106001029

0

Block: 540390106001030

0

Block: 540390106001031

0

Block: 540390106001032

0

Block: 540390106001033

0

Block: 540390106001044

5

Block: 540390106001045

0

Block: 540390106001046

0

Block: 540390106001047

0

Block: 540390106001048

16

Block: 540390106001049

0

Block: 540390106001050

17

Block: 540390106001051

0

Block: 540390106001052

0

Block: 540390106001055

0

Block: 540390106001056

2

Block: 540390106001057

0

Block: 540390106001058

0

Block: 540390106001059

0

Block: 540390106001060

0

Block: 540390106001061

0

Block: 540390106001062

0

Block: 540390106001063

0

Block: 540390106001064

0

Block: 540390106001065

0

Block: 540390106001066

0

Block: 540390106001067

0

Block: 540390106001068

28

Block: 540390106001069

27

Block: 540390106001070

9

Block: 540390106001075

0

Block: 540390106001076

0

Block: 540390106001077

0

Block: 540390106001078

1

Block: 540390106001079

0

Block: 540390106001080

8

Block: 540390106001082

0

Block: 540390106001083

0

Block: 540390106001084

0

Block: 540390106001087

0

Block: 540390107011011

161

Block: 540390107011012

20

Block: 540390107011013

13

Block: 540390107011014

0

Block: 540390107011015

13

Block: 540390107011016

15

Block: 540390107012008

276

Block: 540390107012009

3

Block: 540390107012010

5

Block: 540390107012011

19

Block: 540390107012012

5

Block: 540390107012013

0

Block: 540390107012014

366

Block: 540390107012015

0

Block: 540390107012016

0

Block: 540390107012017

69

Block: 540390107012018

0

Block: 540390107012019

12

Block: 540390107012020

0

Block: 540390107012021

18

VTD 362 Subtotal

1,227

VTD: 375

204

VTD: 376

469

VTD: 378

562

VTD: 379

1,534

Kanawha County Subtotal

42,773

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

Putnam County

 

VTD: 10

1,864

VTD: 13

1,161

VTD: 24

1,038

VTD: 25

2,850

VTD: 26

2,829

VTD: 27

2,602

VTD: 28

2,372

VTD: 29

3,488

VTD: 30

1,555

VTD: 31

915

VTD: 32

1,067

VTD: 33

1,672

VTD: 41

1,180

VTD: 42

1,754

VTD: 43

3,578

VTD: 47

1,139

VTD: 48

286

VTD: 6

2,981

VTD: 7

1,154

VTD: 8

1,536

VTD: 9

1,317

Putnam County Subtotal

38,338

Raleigh County

78,859

Summers County

13,927

Wayne County

42,481

Wyoming County

23,796

District 3 Subtotal

617,666

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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