West Virginia

West Virginia is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and three representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. West Virginia’s senators are:

Senior Senator

Joe Manchin III

Democrat
Took Office: Nov 15, 2010
Next Election: 2018
Junior Senator

Shelley Capito

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Next Election: 2020

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

West Virginia’s representatives are:

1st District

David McKinley

Republican
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Preston County, Grant County, Ritchie ...
2nd District

Alex Mooney

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Randolph County, Kanawha County, Pendleton ...
3rd District

Evan Jenkins

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Greenbrier County, Pocahontas County, Fayette ...