New congressional maps: Prince William remains split, while Stafford is solidly in new 7th District

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Virginia’s new 7th Congressional District includes a portion of Prince William County and the counties of Stafford, King George, Culpeper, Caroline, Spotsylvania, Madison, Orange, Greene, and the city of Fredericksburg.

According to new maps approved by the Virginia State Supreme Court on Tuesday, multiple congress members continue to represent Prince William County.

The state’s second-largest jurisdiction is split with residents in the county’s eastern portion, from Hoadly Road to the Potomac River, living in the newly-relocated 7th Congressional District currently represented by Democrat Abigail Spanbeger, who lives outside Richmond.

In addition to Prince William, the district now includes the counties of Stafford, King George, Culpeper, Caroline, Spotsylvania, Madison, Orange, and Greene. The city of Fredericksburg is also included.

Residents west of Hoadly Road now live in…

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