ELECTION 2020 WEST VIRGINIA STATE SENATE RACE One to be elected to represent Distrist 1 which consists of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and a portion of Marshall counties. Four year term. Salary – $20,000.00 per annum plus per diem for interim committee meetings. The Senate consists of 34 members and together with the House of Delegates is responsible for passing bills on public policy, establishing the State budget and raising and/or lowering taxes. The Legislature meets in a 60-day session annually with Interim Committee meetings typically held monthly. Special Sessions may be called as needed.