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West Virginia

West Virginia Counties
West Virginia Judicial Circuits

State bills will go through the State Senate and the State House. Bills going through the Senate begin with S.  Bills going through the House begin with HR. There is no set order of the two branches it must go through first or second.  If it goes first through the Senate it will then go through the House.  If it first goes through the House it will then go through the Senate.  A bill must pass through both branches before it will be considered law. State bills fo to the govenor while national bills go to the president.

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin

West Virginia whomever is elected the President of the State Senate is the de facto lieutenant governor.

The office of lieutenant governor does not exist in the state's constitution. 

West Virginia State Senate Bill Cole

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey


U.S. Senators representing West Virginia should not be confused with West Virgina State Senators.  Each state has two US Senators and each state's two make up the 100 U.S. Senators.  However, there are far more than 100 total senators.


West Virginia       US Senator  Joe Manchin

West Virginia      US Senator  Shelley Moore Capito


West Virginia U.S. House Representatives should not be confused with West Virginia State House Representatives. West Virginia has 3 U.S. House Representative.


West Virginia Senate

West Virginia House

West Virginia State Senators should not be confused with West Virginia US Senate. West Virginia has 34 State Senators.

West Virginia State House Representatives should not be confused with West Virgina US House Representatives. West Virginia has 100 State House Representatives.

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