West Virginia House of Delegates

The West Virginia House of Delegates is the lower house of the West Virginia Legislature. Only three states—Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia—refer to their lower house as the House of Delegates.

West Virginia House of Delegates
West Virginia Legislature
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 9, 2019[1]
Leadership
Roger Hanshaw (R)
since August 29, 2018
Speaker pro tempore
Gary Howell (R)
since December 1, 2020
Majority Leader
Amy Summers (R)
since December 10, 2018
Minority Leader
Doug Skaff (D)
since November 30, 2020
Structure
Seats100
Political groups
Majority
  Republican (78)

Minority

  Democratic (22)
Length of term
2 years
AuthorityArticle VI, West Virginia Constitution
Salary$20,000/year + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 3, 2020
(100 seats)
Next election
November 8, 2022
(100 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Meeting place
House of Delegates Chamber
West Virginia State Capitol
Charleston, West Virginia
Website
wvlegislature.gov