The U.S. Virgin Islands are an organized, unincorporated United States territory organized under the US Revised Organic Act of 1954. Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands are US citizens.
There are a total of 15 senators within the USVI: seven from the district of St. Croix, seven from the district of St. Thomas and St. John, and one senator at-large from St. John. Senators are elected for two-year terms to the U. S. Virgin Islands Legislature.
The U.S. Virgin Islands have elected a territorial governor every four years since 1970. Before this time, the President of the United States of America would appoint the governor.
The U.S. Virgin Islands elect a delegate to Congress from their at-large congressional district. The elected delegate is able to vote in committee but cannot participate in floor votes.