UPDATED Jan. 28, 2022, at 6:05 PM

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The partisan breakdown of this proposed map in West Virginia
Status:Tabled
partisan lean of districts:
Old map
3 districts
majority
This map
2 districts-1
There are 2 Republican-leaning seats in this proposed map.Change from old map: -1 Republican-leaning seat.
The competitiveness and fairness of West Virginia's maps
The demographic and partisan breakdown of this proposed map in West Virginia
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DistrictIncumbentPartisan leanRacial makeup
1st
David McKinleyR
R+30
2nd
Alex MooneyR
Carol MillerR
R+40

The racial makeup of each district is of the voting-age population.

The latest in West Virginia

Oct. 22, 2021

On Oct. 22, Gov. Jim Justice signed West Virginia’s new congressional map into law. The map divides the state into northern and southern districts, both of which are strongly Republican. But because the state went from three congressional districts to two as a result of population loss in the 2020 census, Republicans are nevertheless losing a seat in the House from the Mountain State — meaning two of West Virginia’s Republican congressmen will have to run in the same district next year.

That district will be the northern 2nd District, and the two congressmen are Reps. David McKinley and Alex Mooney. Both have already announced they plan to run for reelection, setting the stage for a primary between an acolyte of former President Donald Trump (Mooney) and the more mild-mannered McKinley. Because 66 percent of the new 2nd District is currently part of McKinley’s district, he may start off with the advantage, but we won’t know for sure who wins until May 10, 2022.

Latest updates
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Oct. 22, 2021
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed the state's redistricting plans into law: SB 3033 (congressional), SB 3034 (state senate), and HB 301 (state house). West Virginia becomes the fifth state to complete its congressional maps this cycle.
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Oct. 14, 2021
The West Virginia state legislature has adopted a final redistricting plan for the state's two congressional districts. Gov. Jim Justice is expected to sign SB 3033 into law.
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Oct. 11, 2021
The West Virginia Senate Select Committee on Redistricting voted to advance the "Trump 11" congressional map and "Trump 8" state senate map (named for state Senator and committee chair Charles Trump) for full consideration in the state Senate.
Who controls redistricting in West Virginia in 2021?
Republicans fully control the congressional redistricting process. New maps are drawn and passed by the Republican state legislature and signed into law by the Republican governor.
All of the other proposed maps in West Virginia
MapPlanProposed byPartisan breakdown
Draft Democratic plan 5Democratic state Sen. Glenn Jeffries
Draft Democratic plan 4Democratic state Sen. Glenn Jeffries
Draft Republican plan 14Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 13Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 12Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 11Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Democratic plan 3Democratic state Sen. Glenn Jeffries
State House congressional plan 5West Virginia House Select Committee on Redistricting
State House congressional plan 4West Virginia House Select Committee on Redistricting
State House congressional plan 3West Virginia House Select Committee on Redistricting
State House congressional plan 2West Virginia House Select Committee on Redistricting
State House congressional plan 1West Virginia House Select Committee on Redistricting
Draft Republican plan 8Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 7Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 6Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 5Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 4Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 3Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 2Republican state Sen. Charles Trump
Draft Republican plan 1Republican state Sen. Eric Tarr
Draft Republican plan 10Republican state Sen. Dave Sypolt
Draft Democratic plan 2Democratic state Sen. Glenn Jeffries
Draft Democratic plan 1Democratic state Sen. Glenn Jeffries