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Senate Redistricting

What is Redistricting?

The redrawing of West Virginia's Congressional and Legislative boundry lines. This must be accomplished using U.S. Census data every 10 years to indicate changes in population.

Senate Maps - Final (2nd Session)

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Enr SB 1006 State Senate Map
Enr SB1008 Congressional Map


Senate Maps - 2012 Regular Session

Enr SB1008 Congressional Map
SB 199 Senator Unger
SB 223 Senator Boley
SB 225 Senator Snyder


Legislation

› SB 1006 - Reapportioning senatorial districts
› SB 1008 - Reapportioning congressional districts

Select Committee on Redistricting

On August 1st, 2011, Senate Resolution 103 created the 17-member, bi-partisan Select Committee on Redistricting, chaired by Senate Majority Leader John Unger II.



A listing of Legislative and National redistricting announcements, fact sheets & links.
› Q and A: Changing County Magisterial Districts
› Citizen Submissions
› Redistricting Office - Redistricting Timeline
› NCSL - Redistricting Basics & Terminology
› Brennan Center - A Citizen's Guide to Redistricting
› U.S. Census - Strength in Numbers
› Relevance of Compactness
› NCSL - Census & Redistricting Profiles
› U.S. Census Bureau
› American Community Survey

Releases
› Senate Redistricting Task Force To Hold Meeting In Charleston
› Upshur County Informational Meeting Schedule
› Pocahontas County Informational Meeting Schedule
› Raleigh County Informational Meeting Schedule
› Mercer County Informational Meeting Schedule
› Marion County Informational Meeting Schedule
› Mingo and Cabell Informational Meeting Schedules
› Kanawha, Logan and Wood Informational Meeting Schedules
› Senate Launches Redistricting Website
› Senate Redistricting Task Force Announces Statewide Informational Meeting Dates
› Acting President Appoints Redistricting Task Force

News
› Metronews - Lawmakers Look At The Lines
› Metronews - Draw the Maps For Us
› Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Senate Redistricting Task Force meets in Mercer County
› Daily Mail - W.Va. redistricting drafts show dueling approaches
› Charleston Gazette - Kanawha to lose part of state Senate district
› Phil Kabler: Feelings about special session
› Lawmakers Could Begin Looking at Redistricting This Week
› Charleston Gazette - State senators start drafting redistricting plans
› WDTV - Community Meets to Discuss Senatorial Redistricting
› News & Sentinel - North may gain state Senate seats
› Allegheny Mountain Radio - WV Legislators Visit Marlinton To Get Feedback On State Senate Redistricting
› The Pocahontas Times - State redistricting task force seeks local input
› Charleston Gazette - Redistricting special session might start Aug. 1
› Parkersburg News & Sentinel - Redistricting committee meeting Wednesday
› Herald Dispatch - Redistricting concerns voiced
› Parkersburg News & Sentinel - Capito, McKinley discuss state redistricting
› Parkersburg News & Sentinel - State wants public input on redistricting
› Lincoln Journal - District populations differ hugely
› Boone Examiner - Redistricting Meeting Comes to Chapmanville Wednesday
› Logan Banner - Redistricting meeting is tomorrow in Chapmanville Issue
› Ferns, Storch Town Hall Meeting Will Focus on Redistricting Issue
› WVNS 59 - What to Do About the Redistricting of the State
› Register Herald - Debate on Redistricting Continues at Tamarack
› Register Herald - Make Yourself Heard (Editorial)
› Daily Mail - Many delegates back smaller state districts
› State Journal - W.Va. Lawmakers Take Redistricting to the Public
› Register Herald - Lawmaker says multi-delegate districts unconstitutional
› WDTV - State Senators Stop in Marion County to Discuss Redistricting
› WBOY - Senate Redistricting Task Force Stops in Fairmont
› Daily Mail - Calls rise for single-seat districts in House
› Gazette - House redistricting dominates Senate hearing
› Metronews - Residents Call for Single-Delegate Seats at Redistricting Meeting
› WSAZ - Redistricting Discussed for W.Va. House
› WOWK - Senate Task Force Tackles Redistricting
› WV Watchdog - Watch Live Broadcast of Tonight’s Senate Redistricting Meeting in Charleston
› Gazette - State redistricting not politics as usual, Senate leader says
› The Intelligencer - W.Va. Senators Discuss Changing Congress District
› WTRF - Redistricting Ideas Exchanged in Wheeling
› Metronews - Residents Voice Concerns in First Redistricting Meeting
› WV Pubcast - EP residents attend redistricting meeting
› Martinsburg Journal - Congressional districts get big reactions
› Register Herald - Drawing the lines
› State Journal - Unger's Plan for Redistricting: 'Totally Transparent' Process
› Martinsburg Journal - Redistricting meetings on tap
› The InterMountain - Meetings planned to discuss redistricting



Statewide Public Informational Meetings

1. May 4 (Wed) 7-830pm- Berkeley County, Martinsburg, WV
Berkeley County Courthouse
2nd Floor Courtroom
100 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401




2. May 11 (Wed) 7-830pm- Ohio County, Wheeling, WV
Ohio County Courthouse
2nd Floor, City Council Chamber
1500 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003




3. May 18 (Wed) 7-830pm- Kanawha County, Charleston, WV
Kanawha County Courthouse
First Floor, Commission Courtroom
409 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301




4. May 21 (Sat) 10-1130am- Marion County, Fairmont, WV
Marion County Courthouse
Division #1 Courtroom, 3rd Floor
219 Adams Street
Fairmont, WV 26554




5. May 25 (Wed) 7-830pm- Mingo County, Williamson, WV
Williamson City Hall
Council Chamber
107 East 4th Avenue
Williamson, WV 25661




6. June 1 (Wed) 7-830pm- Raleigh County, Beckley, WV
Governor Hulett C. Smith Theater
TAMARACK: The Best of West Virginia
One Tamarack Park
Beckley, WV 25801




7. June 2, 2011 (Thu) 7-8:30pm- Pocahontas County, Marlinton, WV
Marlinton Town Hall Auditorium
709 Second Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954




8. June 8 (Wed) 7-830pm- Logan County, Chapmanville, WV
Chapmanville Municipal Building
329 West Tiger Lane
Chapmanville, WV 25508




9. June 11 (Sat) 430-6pm- Cabell County, Huntington, WV
Cabell County Courthouse
Courtroom #1
750 5th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701




10. June 15 (Wed) 7-830pm- Wood County, Parkersburg, WV
Parkersburg Municipal Building
Second Floor, Council Chamber
1 Government Square
Parkersburg, WV 26101




11. June 25 (Sat) 10-1130am- Upshur County, Buckhannon, WV
Christopher Hall of Science, Hyma Auditorium (on campus)
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201




12. July 21, 2011 (Thu) 7-8:30pm- Mercer County, Princeton, WV
Mercer County Courthouse
Courtroom of Judge William J. Sadler
1501 W. Main Street
Princeton, WV 24740




2010 Census Information

The files below reflect the new district and county population numbers in West Virginia based on the 2010 Federal Census.

New districts have not been drawn based on these numbers. Released (03/23/2011)
› Senate Districts
› House Districts
› Congressional Districts
› County Population

Public Law 94-171 Reference Maps (2010 CENSUS)
› P.L. 94-171 VTD/SLD Reference Maps
› P.L. 94-171 County Block Maps
› Census Tract Reference Maps

Select Committee on Redistricting

I would like to welcome you to the Senate Redistricting website and invite you to use all the resources provided during this process. The West Virginia Senate believes it is imperative that the redistricting process be as open and transparent as possible, and we encourage public participation.

Redistricting plays a vital role in determining the representation for all West Virginians on the federal, state and local levels so it is important that our constituents and citizens let their voices and concerns be heard throughout this endeavor.

Browse the page, use the resources provided and come back often to see updates and new information as it becomes available.

Senator John R. Unger II
Senate Majority Leader &
Chairman of the Select Committee on Redistricting

Contact

Legislative Redistricting Office
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Room MB-48
Charleston, West Virginia 25305

Phone: (304) 347-4824 or 4826
E-mail: redistricting@wvlegislature.gov

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