Redistricting of West Virginia in 2022: Congressional maps by district

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Here’s how the new Congress map changes voting power

Every 10 years, states redraw the boundaries of their congressional districts to reflect new census population figures. West Virginia lost a congressional seat due to population decline, meaning Republicans could not protect their three congressional incumbents.

The state legislature attracted two secure Republican seats, placing Representatives Alex Mooney and David McKinley in the state’s new 2nd District. Mooney vs. McKinley is the nation’s first member-versus-member primary this election cycle.

How districts voted in 2020, by presidential voting margin in percentage points

In the old congress cardThere are 0 Democratic, 0 competitive and 3 Republican quarters.

Switch Democratic districts: 0

Switch Competitive districts: 0

Switch Republican districts: -1-1R

In the new congress mapThere are 0 Democratic, 0 competitive and 2 Republican quarters.

West Virginia lost a seat in the House after the 2020 census. In its two precincts, white voters make up the majority.

Number of majority white districts
A graph showing the number of majority white districts decreased by 1, to a total of 2

The group that represents the majority in each district

About data

Sources: US Census Bureau, Edison Research, each state legislature or other redistricting authority

Methodological note: Block-level population data from the 2020 census is re-aggregated within the boundaries of each new district.

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