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Redistricting

What is Redistricting?

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

› Senate Select Committee on Redistricting - Proposed Maps
› House Select Committee on Redistricting - Proposed Maps

› Senate Redistricting Meeting (09-23-2021, 3:00pm) - Agenda
› Current District Maps (2010 Plan)
› Public Submissions to the Joint Committee on Redistricting
› ARCHIVE - 2011 Senate Redistricting Project
› ARCHIVE - 2011 House Redistricting Project
› Redistricting Committee Memorandum (06-10-2021)
› Release (06/07/2021) - Senate, House Adopt Resolution, Motion to Start Redistricting Process
› SR 103 (2021 1ES) - Creating Select Committee on Redistricting
› Release (07/08/2021) - Public Hearing Dates Set for Joint Committee on Redistricting
› Release (07/23/2021) - Procedures Set for Joint Committee on Redistricting Public Hearings
› Release (08/27/2021) - Procedures Set for Joint Committee on Redistricting Virtual Public Hearings


Public Hearing Information

(All meetings run from 6pm to 8pm. Doors open at 5:30pm.)   › WATCH ALL

July 27: Putnam County Old Judicial Building, Room 202
12093 Winfield Road Winfield, WV 25213
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July 29: Chief Logan Lodge Hotel Conference Center
1000 Conference Center Drive, Logan, WV 25601
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Aug. 3: Tamarack, Gov. Hulett C. Smith Theater
1 Tamarack Park, Beckley, WV 25801
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Aug. 4: Summersville Arena & Conference Center, Rooms 112-116
3 Armory Way, Summersville, WV 26651
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Aug. 10: Stonewall Resort State Park, Birch Room
149 State Park Trail, Roanoke, WV 26447
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Aug. 12: Hazel & J.W. Ruby Community Center
111 Mylan Park Lane, Morgantown, WV 26501
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Aug. 17: Martinsburg Sheriff's Office Meeting Room
510 S Raleigh St, Martinsburg, WV 25401
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Aug. 18: Keyser VFD Station 2
1550 Cornell St Keyser, WV 26726
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Aug. 24: Wheeling Independence Hall
1528 Market St, Wheeling, WV 26003
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Aug. 26: Cabell County Courthouse, Courtroom #1 Judge Paul Farrell's courtroom
750 5th Ave, Huntington, WV 25701
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Sept. 9: The Culture Center, Building 9, Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305
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Sept. 16: Judge Donald F. Black Courthouse Annex
317 Market St, Parkersburg, WV 26101
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Virtual Redistricting Public Hearings

Hearing Dates:

Monday, September 20, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – for residents of current WV Congressional District 1

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – for residents of current WV Congressional District 2

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – for residents of current WV Congressional District 3

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Re-Mapping West Virginia

In a census year, data is collected based on the residence of the population on April 1st. At the state level, by April 1st of the year following the census, in this case 2021, the Census Bureau Director will provide geographically defined population counts to the Governor, legislative leaders and state liaisons.

Once the data is received, legislative leadership forms redistricting committees, which are charged to draw new political boundaries for Congressional, State Senate and House of Delegate Districts to ensure equal representation within West Virginia.

Once the initial plans are completed, the House and Senate generate the reports and maps needed for the formation of the Redistricting Bill. This normally takes place during a special session the year following the census.

Redistricting Committees

Senate Redistricting Committee
House Redistricting Committee

Contact

E-mail: joint.redistricting@wvlegislature.gov



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