Redistricting Across The United States
The Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College presents one source to find information on redistricting in all fifty states. Scroll over a state to learn about its redistricting process, and click on a state to go to its individual page with more in-depth information and news coverage of redistricting in the state.
West Virginia's House of Delegates has a new map. Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Friday signed legislation that distributes the House's 100 seats among 67 delegate districts. That's up from the current 58 districts. The new plan also increases the number of single-seat districts from 36 to 47.
West Virginia's legislative auditor and a statewide political analyst on Friday predicted that U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., could be a target when it comes time to redraw the state's congressional districts later this year.
The scenarios of what could happen with redistricting following the release of 2010 U.S. Census data are numerous, but West Virginia residents can be nearly certain the lines will be political.