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McGraw the best pick for AG office
I want to express my support for the re-election of Attorney General Darrell McGraw.
Let's be clear -- I do not offer this support from the perspective of the typical party alignment type of politics. I offer this position with direct experience with McGraw and his staff.
For the past 16 years, I have volunteered to serve on the board of directors of a county governmental organization. By law, the attorney general's office is the legal counsel of record for this organization. During this period, his office has consistently represented the interests of the citizens of the state.
As West Virginia's chief legal officer, he offers written opinions and advice of law to state and county officials and other heads of institutions. Whether it be studying the fine details of law, fighting consumer fraud, working to put criminals behind bars or aiding seniors, it is obvious that this attorney general has a tradition of working for West Virginians. It is also obvious that his deep West Virginian roots and Christian values are ever present in his character.
I believe that West Virginians are well represented by Darrell McGraw, and this Republican encourages citizens to vote to support his re-election.
Clint R. Hogbin
Voice of the People: Aug. 30, 2008