A U.S. senator represents a state as a whole and its interests in Congress. Since 1913, members of the Senate have been elected directly by the general population of a state, but before that, state legislatures appointed... More »

To find senators who represent West Virginia, search the website GovTrack.US. You can also visit Senate.gov for a list of the senators of West Virginia. More »

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Each state in the United States is represented by two senators in the Senate, regardless of the state's total population. This means that the largest and most populous states, such as California and Texas, have the same ... More »

To qualify as a candidate for the office of United States Senator, the person must be at least 30 years old, must reside in the state from which he or she is elected, and must have been a U.S. citizen for a minimum of 9 ... More »

According to the official website of the United States Senate, Senator Robert C. Byrd was the longest-serving American Senator as of 2015. His length of service was 51 years, 5 months and 26 days. He was Senator from Jan... More »

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The legislative branch of the U.S. government, which is responsible for making and passing laws, is also known as the U.S. Congress. Congress is comprised of two houses, the House of Representatives and the Senate. The l... More »

BallotPedia lists active members of the U.S. Congress, including the Senate and the House of Representatives, as of 2015. The interactive spreadsheet allows site visitors to organize columns in ascending or descending or... More »