West Virginia

State website: www.legis.state.wv.us/redistricting.cfm
2010-cycle districts: Congress, State Senate, State House  « NEW 
2000-cycle districts: Congress, State Senate, House of Delegates
Primary governing law: W.V. Const. art. VI, §§ 4-10; W.V. Code §§ 1-2-1, -2

The Latest

Congress: On August 5, the state legislature passed SB 1008, which was signed on August 18. On January 3, a federal court struck down the plan as a violation of federal equal population requirements; that order was summarily reversed on appeal by the U.S. Supreme Court, approving the congressional plan.

State leg.: On August 5, the state legislature passed SB 1006 (state Senate lines), which was signed on August 18. On August 21, the state legislature passed HB 201 (state House lines), after an earlier bill was vetoed due to "technical errors"; HB 201 was signed on September 2. On November 23, the state Supreme Court rejected litigation against the state plans.

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