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Senate Bill No. 462

(By Senator Barnes)

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[Introduced January 31, 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

Barbour County

16,589

Braxton County

14,523

Brooke County

24,069

Calhoun County

7,627

Clay County

VTD: 1

375

VTD: 15

448

VTD: 16

842

VTD: 17

Block: 540159579001163

0

Block: 540159579001167

0

Block: 540159579001168

0

Block: 540159579001169

0

Block: 540159579001217

0

Block: 540159579001218

6

Block: 540159579001219

0

Block: 540159579001220

0

Block: 540159579001221

0

Block: 540159579001222

0

Block: 540159579001223

7

Block: 540159579001224

0

Block: 540159579001225

0

Block: 540159579001226

0

Block: 540159579001234

2

Block: 540159579001235

0

Block: 540159579001258

0

Block: 540159579001259

0

Block: 540159579001260

0

Block: 540159579002072

201

Block: 540159580001000

166

Block: 540159580001001

7

Block: 540159580001002

0

Block: 540159580001003

0

Block: 540159580002032

0

Block: 540159580002034

2

Block: 540159580002035

0

Block: 540159580002036

0

Block: 540159580002037

0

Block: 540159580002038

0

Block: 540159580002039

0

Block: 540159580002040

0

Block: 540159580002053

0

Block: 540159580002054

30

Block: 540159580002055

3

Block: 540159580002056

0

Block: 540159580002057

3

Block: 540159580002058

0

Block: 540159580002059

0

Block: 540159580002060

0

Block: 540159580002061

4

Block: 540159580002062

0

Block: 540159580002068

58

Block: 540159580002069

28

Block: 540159580002070

0

Block: 540159580002071

0

Block: 540159580002072

0

Block: 540159580002073

0

Block: 540159580002074

11

Block: 540159580002075

0

Block: 540159580002076

0

Block: 540159580002077

0

Block: 540159580002078

6

Block: 540159580002079

0

Block: 540159580002080

1

Block: 540159580002081

0

Block: 540159580002082

0

Block: 540159580002083

0

Block: 540159580002084

0

Block: 540159580002085

0

Block: 540159580002086

0

Block: 540159580002087

3

Block: 540159580002088

0

Block: 540159580002089

2

Block: 540159580002090

0

Block: 540159580002091

0

Block: 540159580002092

0

Block: 540159580002093

1

Block: 540159580002094

0

Block: 540159580002095

0

Block: 540159580002096

0

Block: 540159580002097

0

Block: 540159580002098

0

Block: 540159580002139

0

Block: 540159580002140

1

Block: 540159580002143

55

Block: 540159580002144

1

Block: 540159580002145

0

Block: 540159580002146

0

Block: 540159580002147

0

Block: 540159580002148

0

Block: 540159580002149

53

Block: 540159580002150

0

Block: 540159580002151

0

Block: 540159580002152

0

Block: 540159580002153

0

Block: 540159580002154

0

Block: 540159580002155

0

Block: 540159580002156

0

Block: 540159580002157

5

Block: 540159580002158

26

Block: 540159580002159

1

Block: 540159580002160

0

Block: 540159580002161

90

Block: 540159580002163

0

Block: 540159580002165

0

Block: 540159580002166

30

Block: 540159580002167

1

Block: 540159580002168

16

Block: 540159580002169

0

Block: 540159580002170

0

Block: 540159580002171

1

Block: 540159580002172

0

Block: 540159580002173

0

Block: 540159580002174

0

Block: 540159580002175

0

Block: 540159580002176

0

Block: 540159580002177

0

Block: 540159580002178

0

Block: 540159580002179

0

Block: 540159580002180

0

Block: 540159580002181

0

Block: 540159580002184

0

Block: 540159580002185

0

Block: 540159580002186

0

Block: 540159580002187

24

Block: 540159580002188

0

Block: 540159580002189

1

Block: 540159580002190

3

Block: 540159580002191

0

Block: 540159580002192

0

Block: 540159580002195

0

Block: 540159580002196

0

Block: 540159580002197

0

Block: 540159580002198

0

Block: 540159580002210

2

Block: 540159580002211

0

Block: 540159580002212

0

Block: 540159580002213

0

Block: 540159580002217

0

Block: 540159580002218

0

Block: 540159580002222

0

Block: 540159580002223

48

Block: 540159580002224

0

Block: 540159580002225

10

Block: 540159580002226

0

Block: 540159580002244

0

Block: 540159580002245

0

Block: 540159580002246

0

Block: 540159580002248

0

Block: 540159580002252

1

Block: 540159580002253

0

Block: 540159580002254

0

Block: 540159580002255

0

Block: 540159580003000

0

Block: 540159580003011

0

VTD 17 Subtotal

910

VTD: 24

731

VTD: 25

945

VTD: 4

474

Clay County Subtotal

4,725

Doddridge County

8,202

Gilmer County

8,693

Hancock County

30,676

Harrison County

69,099

Lewis County

16,372

Marion County

56,418

Marshall County

33,107

Monongalia County

96,189

Ohio County

44,443

Pleasants County

7,605

Preston County

33,520

Ritchie County

10,449

Taylor County

16,895

Tyler County

9,208

Wetzel County

16,583

Wirt County

5,717

Wood County

86,956

District 1 Subtotal

617,665

    (2) The Second District consists of:

 

Population

Berkeley County

104,169

Clay County

VTD: 12

491

VTD: 17

Block: 540159580002162

5

Block: 540159580002164

3

Block: 540159580002182

4

Block: 540159580002183

11

Block: 540159580002214

20

Block: 540159580003008

69

Block: 540159580003010

0

Block: 540159580003043

0

Block: 540159580003044

0

Block: 540159580003046

0

Block: 540159580003047

0

Block: 540159580003048

0

Block: 540159580003049

0

Block: 540159580003050

0

Block: 540159580003051

0

Block: 540159580003052

0

Block: 540159580003053

0

Block: 540159580003054

1

Block: 540159580003061

8

Block: 540159580003062

2

Block: 540159580003063

0

VTD 17 Subtotal

123

VTD: 30

Block: 540159581003065

3

VTD 30 Subtotal

3

VTD: 33

965

VTD: 37

Block: 540159580001136

0

Block: 540159580001137

0

Block: 540159580001138

37

Block: 540159580001139

0

Block: 540159580001142

17

Block: 540159580001143

2

Block: 540159580001145

0

Block: 540159580001147

8

Block: 540159580001148

1

Block: 540159580001149

0

Block: 540159580001150

0

Block: 540159580001151

0

Block: 540159580001152

0

Block: 540159580001172

0

Block: 540159580001173

0

Block: 540159580001178

0

Block: 540159581001021

0

VTD 37 Subtotal

65

Clay County Subtotal

1,647

Fayette County

46,039

Grant County

11,937

Greenbrier County

35,480

Hampshire County

23,964

Hardy County

14,025

Jefferson County

53,498

Mercer County

62,264

Mineral County

28,212

Monroe County

13,502

Morgan County

17,541

Nicholas County

26,233

Pendleton County

7,695

Pocahontas County

8,719

Raleigh County

78,859

Randolph County

29,405

Summers County

13,927

Tucker County

7,141

Upshur County

24,254

Webster County

9,154

District 2 Subtotal

617,665

    (3) The Third District consists of:

 

Population

Boone County

24,629

Cabell County

96,319

Clay County

VTD: 17

Block: 540159580001004

85

Block: 540159580001005

0

Block: 540159580001007

0

Block: 540159580001008

16

Block: 540159580001009

10

Block: 540159580001014

0

Block: 540159580001015

3

VTD 17 Subtotal

114

VTD: 29

742

VTD: 30

Block: 540159581001019

0

Block: 540159581001020

2

Block: 540159581001024

142

Block: 540159581001025

10

Block: 540159581001026

0

Block: 540159581001027

7

Block: 540159581001028

0

Block: 540159581001029

1

Block: 540159581001031

12

Block: 540159581001032

0

Block: 540159581001033

0

Block: 540159581001034

0

Block: 540159581001035

0

Block: 540159581001036

0

Block: 540159581001037

13

Block: 540159581001038

0

Block: 540159581001039

0

Block: 540159581001040

0

Block: 540159581001042

0

Block: 540159581001043

0

Block: 540159581001044

0

Block: 540159581001045

0

Block: 540159581001046

0

Block: 540159581001048

0

Block: 540159581001049

0

Block: 540159581001052

0

Block: 540159581001053

0

Block: 540159581001058

0

Block: 540159581001060

0

Block: 540159581001061

0

Block: 540159581001062

0

Block: 540159581001064

0

Block: 540159581001065

0

Block: 540159581001066

0

Block: 540159581001069

0

Block: 540159581001070

0

Block: 540159581001071

0

Block: 540159581001072

0

Block: 540159581001073

0

Block: 540159581001075

1

Block: 540159581001081

0

Block: 540159581002002

0

Block: 540159581002007

0

Block: 540159581002008

126

Block: 540159581002009

0

Block: 540159581002010

2

Block: 540159581002011

5

Block: 540159581002012

0

Block: 540159581002013

0

Block: 540159581002014

95

Block: 540159581002015

8

Block: 540159581002016

0

Block: 540159581002026

0

Block: 540159581002034

1

Block: 540159581002035

54

Block: 540159581002036

0

Block: 540159581002037

0

Block: 540159581002038

3

Block: 540159581002039

2

Block: 540159581002040

6

Block: 540159581002041

119

Block: 540159581002042

0

Block: 540159581002043

0

Block: 540159581002044

11

Block: 540159581002045

0

Block: 540159581002046

2

Block: 540159581002048

8

Block: 540159581003058

24

Block: 540159581003061

0

Block: 540159581003064

5

Block: 540159581003069

0

Block: 540159581003070

1

VTD 30 Subtotal

660

VTD: 36

952

VTD: 37

Block: 540159579002044

60

Block: 540159579002045

0

Block: 540159579002046

0

Block: 540159579002047

0

Block: 540159579002048

0

Block: 540159579002049

0

Block: 540159579002050

0

Block: 540159579002051

12

Block: 540159579002052

0

Block: 540159579002053

7

Block: 540159579002054

0

Block: 540159579002055

0

Block: 540159579002056

0

Block: 540159579002057

0

Block: 540159579002058

0

Block: 540159579002059

0

Block: 540159579002061

0

Block: 540159580001006

0

Block: 540159580001010

15

Block: 540159580001011

4

Block: 540159580001012

49

Block: 540159580001013

19

Block: 540159580001016

6

Block: 540159580001017

44

Block: 540159580001018

4

Block: 540159580001019

4

Block: 540159580001020

11

Block: 540159580001021

0

Block: 540159580001022

28

Block: 540159580001023

24

Block: 540159580001024

0

Block: 540159580001025

0

Block: 540159580001027

0

Block: 540159580001030

8

Block: 540159580001032

108

Block: 540159580001033

1

Block: 540159580001034

0

Block: 540159580001035

0

Block: 540159580001037

0

Block: 540159580001038

9

Block: 540159580001039

0

Block: 540159580001040

20

Block: 540159580001041

0

Block: 540159580001042

8

Block: 540159580001043

1

Block: 540159580001044

0

Block: 540159580001045

1

Block: 540159580001046

0

Block: 540159580001048

0

Block: 540159580001051

0

Block: 540159580001052

0

Block: 540159580001053

0

Block: 540159580001054

0

Block: 540159580001055

7

Block: 540159580001056

0

Block: 540159580001057

0

Block: 540159580001064

0

Block: 540159580001065

13

Block: 540159580001077

0

Block: 540159580001078

0

Block: 540159580001079

0

Block: 540159580001080

0

Block: 540159580001081

0

Block: 540159580001082

0

Block: 540159580001083

2

Block: 540159580001084

46

Block: 540159580001085

0

Block: 540159580001140

27

Block: 540159580001141

0

Block: 540159580001144

0

Block: 540159580001181

0

Block: 540159580001182

0

Block: 540159580001183

8

VTD 37 Subtotal

546

Clay County Subtotal

3,014

Jackson County

29,211

Kanawha County

193,063

Lincoln County

21,720

Logan County

36,743

Mason County

27,324

McDowell County

22,113

Mingo County

26,839

Putnam County

55,486

Roane County

14,926

Wayne County

42,481

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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