Sam Petsonk is a Beckley-based lawyer who has dedicated his career to ensuring better wages, working conditions, and retirement benefits for coal miners and all workers.

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Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
October 21, 2020 at 12:08 AM

Here it is, John

New poll shows that Sam is closing in on Morrisey   John -- New polling released today shows Sam has cut Morrisey’s lead in half over the last several months and is only trailing by 5%. Morrisey and his backers are scared – and they should be. We have two weeks until Election Day. Now more…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
October 19, 2020 at 1:47 AM

Our message: loud and proud!

After Morrisey’s backers have spent millions, this is our chance   John -- I’ve learned a lot running for office, and enjoyed getting to know the thousands of West Virginians I’ve met along the campaign trail. I know times are hard everywhere. That’s what makes coming to you tonight, asking…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
June 30, 2020 at 9:06 PM

Leaving on That Midnight Train

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   At midnight tonight, we'll close the books on my first quarter as the Democratic nominee for Attorney General against Patrick Morrisey. Can you help us to further st…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
June 29, 2020 at 5:52 PM

Let's Hire a New Lawyer for West Virginia

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   Now is the time to hire a new lawyer for West Virginia. Our overdose rate doubled under our current Attorney General. Thousands of workers have lost millions in unpa…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
June 27, 2020 at 3:19 PM

If Morrisey Wins, West Virginia Loses

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   The clock is ticking. West Virginia's Attorney General is now battling in the U.S. Supreme Court to eliminate healthcare for hundreds of thousands of our citizens. A…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
June 23, 2020 at 9:31 PM

Let's Keep Making History Together

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   Together, you and I have won a primary election that was historic and hard-fought because the stakes are so high. I am deeply humbled, and I want to thank each one o…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
June 11, 2020 at 10:58 PM

Verify Your Vote Counted

      I’m writing tonight because, as you may know, the race for the Democratic Nomination for Attorney General of West Virginia remains too close to call. The race between me and my opponent remains virtually tied. There are over 20,000 outstanding absentee ballots---fully valid, regular ba…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
June 6, 2020 at 3:15 PM

Thre Race is on for Attorney General in West Virginia

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   In the words of George Jones, “the race is on and it looks like heartache” - for Patrick Morrisey! The campaign finance results are in for the primary: together, we’…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 8:47 PM

Let's Finish Strong

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   Election Day is almost here, and we need to be ready. These are the last critical weeks when we can explain our values to the public without the din of Republican mo…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
May 27, 2020 at 12:59 AM

I Can't Thank You Enough

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   We couldn’t have done this without you. Your support this month has given our campaign the momentum to put us over the top and reach our fundraising goal. Thank you.…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
May 22, 2020 at 4:22 PM

Our Time is Now: Let's Stand Together!

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   This is it! The clock is ticking, and we are just hours away from reaching our BIG, May 24th fundraising deadline.   I’m writing because I need your help to get our …
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
May 20, 2020 at 5:41 PM

Together, We Can Move West Virginia Forward in 2020

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   I'm reaching out every day to voters around the Mountain State - just as I have throughout the past year of this campaign - because you and I know, if we stand toget…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
May 15, 2020 at 6:26 PM

Help Pick a Winner for Attorney General of West Virginia

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   I’m writing because an important deadline is approaching. I’m working hard to make sure West Virginia has an Attorney General who has the relevant experience to deli…
Sam Petsonk for Attorney General · [email protected]
May 10, 2020 at 8:30 PM

Our Attorney General Should Fight FOR us, not against

NationBuilder John -- We are going to get through the coronavirus outbreak together. If you are experiencing symptoms or are looking for more information, you can visit the website of the CDC or the West Virginia Department of Health. We are closely monitoring the situat…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
March 31, 2020 at 10:39 PM

Together, we're winning

Today's deadline (3/31): can you pitch in to save healthcare? Dear John,   West Virginia has had its first death from coronavirus. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of our families who are hurting and worried, and to our 1.8 million citize…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
March 31, 2020 at 6:39 PM

Petsonk: Attorney General must combat substance use disorder

John,   West Virginia is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Full of wild places and creative, skilled people, it’s no wonder they call it “Almost Heaven.”  But a shadow hovers over us.   That shadow is the horror caused by the opi…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
February 27, 2020 at 7:55 PM

The experience to win

Winning John,   My career has been about delivering solutions to strengthen our communities and to ensure we receive the wages and benefits that we’ve earned here in West Virginia. Standing up for your family and mine. For our tow…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
February 25, 2020 at 2:45 PM

What we're building...

John,   Our campaign is growing across West Virginia to restore democracy and political power to the people. We're fighting for greater economic opportunity, affordable healthcare, workers rights, and better public schools to prepare our chil…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
February 20, 2020 at 5:39 PM

Petsonk campaign speeds ahead

John,   Our campaign for the people of West Virginia continued to gain momentum as I traveled in 20+ counties and four states during the past two weeks. We've earned front-page and prime-time coverage in leading print and TV outl…
Sam Petsonk · [email protected]
February 7, 2020 at 2:40 PM

It's all on the line

It's all on the line John,   Two years ago, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey signed onto a federal lawsuit -- in our name as West Virginians -- to allow insurance companies to deny coverage for people with pre-exist…