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Senate Bill No. 223

(By Senators Boley and Hall)

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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

Barbour County

16,589

Brooke County

24,069

Doddridge County

8,202

Gilmer County

8,693

Grant County

11,937

Hancock County

30,676

Harrison County

69,099

Lewis County

VTD: 13

Block: 540419673001002

52

Block: 540419673001005

12

Block: 540419673001007

0

Block: 540419673001009

2

Block: 540419673001010

0

Block: 540419673001011

108

Block: 540419673001012

0

Block: 540419673001013

0

Block: 540419673001014

3

Block: 540419673001015

2

Block: 540419673001016

18

Block: 540419673001017

0

Block: 540419673001018

5

Block: 540419673001019

0

Block: 540419673001020

27

Block: 540419673001021

0

Block: 540419673001022

4

Block: 540419673001023

1

Block: 540419673001024

0

Block: 540419673001025

3

Block: 540419673001026

107

Block: 540419673001027

75

Block: 540419673001028

0

Block: 540419673001030

0

Block: 540419673001034

14

Block: 540419673001037

26

Block: 540419673001038

19

Block: 540419673001039

0

Block: 540419673001040

0

Block: 540419673001059

0

Block: 540419673001060

0

Block: 540419673001061

0

Block: 540419673001071

0

Block: 540419673001098

0

Block: 540419673001136

0

Block: 540419673001138

14

VTD 13 Subtotal

492

VTD: 22

310

VTD: 23

871

Lewis County Subtotal

1,673

Marion County

56,418

Marshall County

33,107

Mineral County

28,212

Monongalia County

96,189

Ohio County

44,443

Pleasants County

7,605

Preston County

33,520

Ritchie County

10,449

Taylor County

16,895

Tucker County

7,141

Tyler County

9,208

Wetzel County

16,583

Wood County

86,956

District 1 Total

617,664

    (2) The Second District consists of:

 

Population

Berkeley County

104,169

Braxton County

VTD: 1 (540071)

393

VTD: 12

634

VTD: 13

470

VTD: 16 (5400716)

253

VTD: 19 (5400719)

1,559

VTD: 23

849

VTD: 24 (5400724)

532

VTD: 25

Block: 540079681003042

5

Block: 540079681003043

39

Block: 540079681003050

0

Block: 540079681003051

0

Block: 540079681003052

5

Block: 540079681003053

0

Block: 540079681003054

35

Block: 540079681003055

3

Block: 540079681003056

0

Block: 540079681003058

0

Block: 540079681003059

5

Block: 540079681003060

4

Block: 540079681003061

4

Block: 540079681003062

27

Block: 540079681003063

56

Block: 540079681003064

0

Block: 540079681003065

0

Block: 540079681003066

0

Block: 540079681003067

0

Block: 540079681003075

0

Block: 540079681003076

46

Block: 540079681003077

0

Block: 540079681003078

0

Block: 540079681003079

2

Block: 540079681003080

0

Block: 540079681003081

0

Block: 540079681003082

0

Block: 540079681003083

0

Block: 540079681003084

8

Block: 540079681003085

0

Block: 540079681003086

0

Block: 540079681003087

0

Block: 540079681003089

4

Block: 540079681003090

0

Block: 540079681003097

0

Block: 540079681003104

0

Block: 540079681003112

0

Block: 540079681003113

0

Block: 540079681003114

6

Block: 540079681003120

2

Block: 540079681003121

13

Block: 540079681003133

0

Block: 540079681003134

0

Block: 540079681004117

5

Block: 540079681004128

8

Block: 540079681004130

0

Block: 540079681005168

1

Block: 540079681005169

0

VTD 25 Subtotal

278

VTD: 26

897

VTD: 27

1,340

VTD: 28

806

VTD: 3 (540073)

418

VTD: 32

76

VTD: 36

623

VTD: 37

468

VTD: 38

835

VTD: 43

324

VTD: 45

674

VTD: 6 (540076)

414

VTD: 9 (540079)

1,156

Braxton County Subtotal

12,999

Calhoun County

7,627

Clay County

9,386

Hampshire County

23,964

Hardy County

14,025

Jackson County

29,211

Jefferson County

53,498

Kanawha County

193,063

Lewis County

VTD: 1

502

VTD: 10

648

VTD: 11

399

VTD: 12 (5404112)

409

VTD: 13

Block: 540419673001000

2

Block: 540419673001001

27

Block: 540419673001003

38

Block: 540419673001004

0

Block: 540419673001006

8

Block: 540419673001008

3

Block: 540419673001029

4

Block: 540419673001031

0

Block: 540419673001032

2

Block: 540419673001033

2

Block: 540419673001035

0

Block: 540419673001036

0

Block: 540419673001041

0

Block: 540419673001042

3

Block: 540419673001043

0

Block: 540419673001044

73

Block: 540419673001045

0

Block: 540419673001046

10

Block: 540419673001047

0

Block: 540419673001048

10

Block: 540419673001049

0

Block: 540419673001050

0

Block: 540419673001051

0

Block: 540419673001062

141

Block: 540419673001063

4

Block: 540419673001064

0

Block: 540419673001072

5

Block: 540419673001073

44

Block: 540419673001074

6

Block: 540419673001075

1

Block: 540419673001077

0

Block: 540419673001078

9

Block: 540419673001081

17

Block: 540419673001082

10

Block: 540419673001083

107

Block: 540419673001084

0

Block: 540419673001085

4

Block: 540419673001086

2

Block: 540419673001090

0

Block: 540419673001095

0

Block: 540419673001096

0

Block: 540419673001097

5

Block: 540419673001101

16

Block: 540419673001102

1

Block: 540419673001105

49

Block: 540419673001106

8

Block: 540419673001112

0

Block: 540419673001113

0

Block: 540419673001129

40

Block: 540419673001130

2

Block: 540419673001131

0

Block: 540419673001132

2

Block: 540419673001133

3

Block: 540419673001139

8

Block: 540419673001141

15

Block: 540419673002000

9

Block: 540419673002001

78

Block: 540419673002002

0

Block: 540419673002003

0

Block: 540419673002004

2

Block: 540419673002005

0

Block: 540419673002006

0

Block: 540419673002007

0

Block: 540419673002008

0

Block: 540419673002009

16

Block: 540419673002010

41

Block: 540419673002011

0

Block: 540419673002012

0

Block: 540419673002013

8

Block: 540419673002014

2

Block: 540419673002015

0

Block: 540419673002016

0

Block: 540419673002017

0

Block: 540419673002018

0

Block: 540419673002019

0

Block: 540419673002020

0

Block: 540419673002023

3

Block: 540419673002024

0

Block: 540419673002026

0

Block: 540419673002027

33

Block: 540419673002028

0

Block: 540419673002029

7

Block: 540419673002030

3

Block: 540419673002031

0

Block: 540419673002032

3

Block: 540419673002033

0

Block: 540419673002034

2

Block: 540419673002042

2

Block: 540419673002043

0

Block: 540419673002044

0

Block: 540419673002045

0

Block: 540419673002046

14

Block: 540419673002048

0

Block: 540419673002049

0

Block: 540419673002092

0

Block: 540419673002093

0

Block: 540419674001000

0

Block: 540419674001001

0

Block: 540419674001002

0

Block: 540419674001003

0

Block: 540419674001004

86

Block: 540419674001006

7

Block: 540419674001008

0

Block: 540419674001009

0

Block: 540419674001010

22

Block: 540419674001013

23

Block: 540419674001018

0

Block: 540419674001019

3

Block: 540419674001023

0

Block: 540419674001024

0

Block: 540419674001025

0

Block: 540419674001026

0

VTD 13 Subtotal

1,045

VTD: 14

682

VTD: 15

1,133

VTD: 16

508

VTD: 17

546

VTD: 18

531

VTD: 19

429

VTD: 2

588

VTD: 20

1,084

VTD: 21

677

VTD: 24

931

VTD: 3

654

VTD: 4

728

VTD: 5

563

VTD: 6

511

VTD: 7

1,198

VTD: 8

573

VTD: 9

360

Lewis County Subtotal

14,699

Morgan County

17,541

Pendleton County

7,695

Putnam County

55,486

Randolph County

29,405

Roane County

14,926

Upshur County

24,254

Wirt County

5,717

District 2 Total

617,665

    (3) The Third District consists of:

 

Population

Boone County

24,629

Braxton County

VTD: 14

385

VTD: 15

734

VTD: 25

Block: 540079681003057

7

Block: 540079681003091

49

Block: 540079681003092

7

Block: 540079681003093

0

Block: 540079681003094

0

Block: 540079681003095

0

Block: 540079681003096

0

Block: 540079681003098

0

Block: 540079681003099

0

Block: 540079681003100

0

Block: 540079681003101

0

Block: 540079681003102

3

Block: 540079681003103

0

Block: 540079681003105

1

Block: 540079681003106

2

Block: 540079681003107

0

Block: 540079681003108

0

Block: 540079681003109

0

Block: 540079681003110

0

Block: 540079681003111

0

Block: 540079681003115

0

Block: 540079681003116

0

Block: 540079681003117

0

Block: 540079681003118

11

Block: 540079681003119

0

Block: 540079681003122

0

Block: 540079681003124

0

Block: 540079681004106

3

Block: 540079681004109

11

Block: 540079681004112

5

Block: 540079681004114

25

Block: 540079681004119

23

Block: 540079681004121

11

Block: 540079681004122

3

Block: 540079681004123

0

Block: 540079681004124

16

Block: 540079681004125

0

Block: 540079681004126

0

Block: 540079681004127

0

Block: 540079681004129

0

Block: 540079681004131

26

Block: 540079681004184

39

Block: 540079681004185

0

Block: 540079681004188

0

Block: 540079681004189

0

Block: 540079681004190

69

Block: 540079681004191

0

Block: 540079681004192

0

Block: 540079681004193

11

Block: 540079681004194

14

Block: 540079681004195

2

Block: 540079681004197

0

Block: 540079681004198

0

Block: 540079681004199

0

Block: 540079681004200

0

Block: 540079681004201

0

Block: 540079681004202

3

Block: 540079681004203

0

Block: 540079681004204

6

Block: 540079681004205

0

Block: 540079681004206

0

Block: 540079681004207

0

Block: 540079681004208

2

Block: 540079681004209

0

Block: 540079681004210

2

Block: 540079681004211

0

Block: 540079681004218

12

Block: 540079681004219

0

Block: 540079681004220

8

Block: 540079681004221

0

Block: 540079681004222

0

Block: 540079681004230

2

Block: 540079681004231

0

Block: 540079681004233

5

Block: 540079681004234

27

Block: 540079681004235

0

Block: 540079681004243

0

VTD 25 Subtotal

405

Braxton County Subtotal

1,524

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

Summers County

13,927

Wayne County

42,481

Webster County

9,154

Wyoming County

23,796

District 3 Subtotal

617,665

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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