U.S. Senate delegation from West Virginia
|Name:||Party:||Position:||Assumed Office:||Term Ends:||Next Election:||Official Website:|
|Jay Rockefeller||U.S. Senate, West Virginia||1985||January 3, 2015||Link|
|Joe Manchin III||U.S. Senate, West Virginia||2010||January 3, 2019||November 2018||Link|
- For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators
Senators in Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Senators in Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.
|U.S. Senate, West Virginia General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Joe Manchin III Incumbent||60.5%||391,669|
|Republican||John R. Raese||36.5%||236,620|
|Mountain||Bob Henry Baber||3%||19,232|
|Source: West Virginia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
Manchin was elected to the Senate by a special election on November 2, 2010, to fill the late Robert Byrd's seat. Between Byrd's death in July and the special election, Byrd's seat was temporarily held by his chief counsel, Carte Goodwin. He defeated John R. Raese (R), Jesse Johnson (Mountain Party) and Jeff Becker (Constitution).
|U.S. Senate, West Virginia, 2010|
|Democratic||Joe Manchin III||53.5%||283,358|
|Republican||John R. Raese||43.4%||230,013|
Byrd was re-elected to the senate on November 7, 2000. He defeated David Gallaher (R) and Joe Whelan.
|U.S. Senate, West Virginia, 2000|
|Democratic||Robert Byrd Incumbent||77.8%||469,215|
Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.
On November 4, 2008, Rockefeller won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Jay Wolfe (R), John R. "Rick" Bartlett (Write-in) and Chad Shaffer (Write-in).
|U.S. Senate, West Virginia General Election, 2002|
|Democratic||Jay Rockefeller incumbent||63.1%||275,281|
|U.S. Senate, West Virginia General Election, 1996|
|Democratic||Jay Rockefeller incumbent||76.6%||456,526|
|U.S. Senate, West Virginia General Election, 1990|
|Democratic||Jay Rockefeller incumbent||68.3%||276,234|
|U.S. Senate, West Virginia General Election, 1984|
|Socialist Workers||Mary Radin||0.5%||3,299|
The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from West Virginia.
|Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from West Virginia|