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The legislative branch of the unincorporated U.S. territory is unicameral, with a single house consisting of 15 senators, elected to two-year terms without term limits. The territorial legislature meets in the capital of Charlotte Amalie on the island of St. Thomas. It is composed of 15 senators, each serving two-year terms. The territory is divided into two multimember constituencies, with seven senators representing each, while a single senator from St. John is elected at large.

Senators take the oath of office at Emanicipation Garden on January 14, 2012

Members of the 30th Legislature
Members Name District Party
Senator Craig W. Barshinger St. Croix-St. Thomas/St. John Democratic
Senator Judi Buckley St. Croix Independent
Senator Diane Capehart St. Croix Democratic
Senator Donald G. Cole St. Thomas/St. John Democratic
Senator Kenneth L. Gittens St. Croix Democratic
Senator Clifford F. Graham St. Thomas/St. John Democratic
Senator Alicia Hansen St. Croix Independent
Senator Myron D. Jackson St. Thomas/St. John Democratic
Senator Janette Millin Young St. Thomas/St. John Democratic
Senator Shawn-Michael Malone St. Thomas/St. John Democratic
Senator Terrence A. Nelson St. Croix Independent Citizen Movement
Senator Clarence Payne III St. Thomas/St. John Democratic
Senator Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly St. Croix Independent
Senator Tregenza A. Roach, Esq St. Thomas/St. John Independent
Senator Samuel Sanes St. Croix Democratic
source: http://www.legvi.org
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