State Senate approves new senatorial district map after delays

CHARLESTON – The fifth time was the charm Tuesday, as the West Virginia Senate passed a bill drawing new borders for the 17 senatorial districts in the state after days of delays and internal disagreements on maps.

Senate Bill 3034, dividing the state into senatorial districts, passed 31-2 with one senator absent after two factions of Senate Republicans came to an agreement on a map amendment Tuesday afternoon.

Read the story in The News and Sentinel on Wednesday.


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