The only tweak to the map, to adjust for shifting populations, was to place Mason County in Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall’s 3rd district. Under the current lines, Mason County is in Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito’s 2nd district.
The shift does not affect the political contours of either district.
The district of Rep. David McKinley (R), who won his first term in 2010 with just 50 percent of the vote, remains the same.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.