West Virginia's congressional districts

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West Virginia's congressional districts since 2013[1]

The U.S. state of West Virginia currently has three congressional districts, each represented by a member of the United States House of Representatives.

Current districts and representatives[edit]

List of members of the West Virginian United States House delegation, district boundaries, and the district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 3 members, with 2 Republicans, and 1 Democrat.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbent time in office District map
1st Davidmckinley.jpg David McKinley (R-Wheeling) Republican R+14 January 3, 2011 – present West Virginia US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Shelley moore capito.jpg Shelley Moore Capito (R-Charleston) Republican R+11 January 3, 2001 – present West Virginia US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Nick Rahall.jpg Nick Rahall (D-Beckley) Democratic R+14 January 3, 1977 – present West Virginia US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif


Historical and present district boundaries[edit]

Table of United States congressional district boundary maps in the State of West Virginia, presented chronologically.[2] All redistricting events that took place in West Virginia between 1973 and 2013 are shown.

Year Statewide map
1973 – 1982 United States Congressional Districts in West Virginia, 1973 – 1982.tif
1983 – 1992 United States Congressional Districts in West Virginia, 1983 – 1992.tif
1993 – 2002 United States Congressional Districts in West Virginia, 1993 – 2002.tif
2003 – 2013 United States Congressional Districts in West Virginia, 2003 – 2013.tif
Since 2013 United States Congressional Districts in West Virginia, since 2013.tif


Obsolete districts[edit]

District 4[edit]

See main article at West Virginia's 4th congressional district

The 4th district was eliminated by the 1990 United States Census.

District 5[edit]

See main article at West Virginia's 5th congressional district

The 5th district was eliminated by the 1970 United States Census.

District 6[edit]

See main article at West Virginia's 6th congressional district

The 6th district was eliminated by the 1960 United States Census.

At-large District[edit]

West Virginia's at-large congressional district existed between 1913 and 1917, but it is now obsolete.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-2012.". Retrieved October 18, 2014. 

External links[edit]