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Patrick MorriseyREPRepublican Attorney General
54
Years of Age
10
Years of Experience
WVResidence (state)

Patrick James Morrisey (born December 21, 1967) is an American politician and attorney serving as the 34th Attorney General of West Virginia since 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. Morrisey was elected Attorney General of West Virginia in 2012, becoming the first Republican to serve in the role since 1933. Running for the United States Senate in 2018, Morrisey won the Republican Party nomination, but was narrowly defeated by incumbent Democratic Senator Joe Manchin in the November general election.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$5,633,541
Total Raised
$5,585,774
Total Spent
$47,768
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Lawyers/Law Firms$495,008
85%
Republican/Conservative$423,511
63%
Retired$315,817
52%
Leadership PACs$261,400
48%
Lobbyists$238,146
41%
Securities & Investment$204,071
38%
Oil & Gas$189,080
28%
Real Estate$138,009
22%
Mining$111,002
21%
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$106,924
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Bishop George Ahr High School
Rutgers School of Law–Newark
Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Attorney General
West Virginia
2012 - Current
Partner
King and Spalding, Limited Liability Partnership
2010 - 2012
Partner
Sidley Austin, Limited Liability Company
2004 - 2010
Deputy Staff Director
Energy and Commerce Committee, United States House of Representatives
1999 - 2004
Associate
Arent Fox
1995 - 1999
Former Partner
Life Science Group
Writer
Spirit of Jefferson Newspaper
Other Experience1 - 4 of 4
Member
Eastern Panhandle Business Association
Current
Chair
Republican Attorneys General Association
Member
Republican Executive Committee, Jefferson County
Volunteer
Potomac Street Project