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West Virginia

The state of West Virginia has two senators in the United States Senate and three representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Senators

Each state in the United States elects two senators, regardless of the state’s population. Senators serve six-year terms with staggered elections. Americans in the United States’s six territories do not have senators.

West Virginia’s senators are:

Joe Manchin III
Senior Senator

Joe Manchin III

Democrat
Since Nov 15, 2010
Current Term Ends Jan 3, 2019
Shelley Capito
Junior Senator

Shelley Capito

Republican
Since Jan 6, 2015
Next Election in 2020

Representatives

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 of Representatives for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen. Americans in the United States’s six territories are represented in the House of Representatives by an additional six non-voting delegates.

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West Virginia’s three representatives are:

David McKinley
1st District

David McKinley

Republican
Since Jan 5, 2011
(Current term ends Jan 3, 2019)
Alex Mooney
2nd District

Alex Mooney

Republican
Since Jan 6, 2015
(Current term ends Jan 3, 2019)
 

The 3rd district is currently vacant.

Map of Congressional Districts