West Virginia GOP AG Patrick Morrisey Leads Field in Governor’s Race: Poll

Republican voters favor West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey over State Del. Moore Capito in the state’s gubernatorial race, a new WMOV/American Pulse survey found. The survey found that 30.5% of Republicans said they would support Morrissey, while 22.6% said they would vote for Capito. Read more at The Messenger

Justice, Morrisey Lead Rivals in W.Va. Senate, Gubernatorial Polls

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey are leading their rivals for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate and West Virginia governor, respectively, according to new polls from WMOV and American Pulse. In the state’s race for governor, Morrisey outpaces his rivals for the nomination with support from just under one-third […]

GOP Primary Poll has implications for U.S. Senate Control & points to competitive gubernatorial & other statewide races

The WMOV / American Pulse Poll released its Statewide Survey of West Virginia Republican Primary Voters this morning, offering a detailed snapshot of West Virginia’s political climate, including the U.S. Senate race, Gubernatorial race, and other key races. The WMOV / American Pulse Poll is a partnership between WMOV, one of West Virginia’s top news and talk radio stations, and the independent polling operation of American […]

W.Va. AG to Newsmax: We Must Get to Bottom of Jan. 6

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey told Newsmax, following the release of the Jan. 6 footage, that we must get to the bottom of what transpired that day. “This is important,” Morrisey tells “The Chris Salcedo Show” on Speaker Mike Johnson’s decision to release all the Jan. 6 footage. “The American public deserves to have the […]

West Virginia attorney general decries ‘improper motives’ behind Trump’s DC gag order

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is speaking out against “improper motives” behind Donald Trump‘s gag order in his Washington criminal trial, days before an appeals court is set to consider the former president’s challenge. Morrisey filed an amicus brief joined by 18 Republican-led states this week and called for a panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

AG’s office issues opinion on dual enrollment involving Hope Scholarship

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has issued an opinion saying county school boards and public schools can’t take certain actions against full-time students who also attend private school programs. “Excluding students from public schools merely because they are pursuing additional educational opportunities elsewhere would contravene both the United States and West Virginia Constitutions […]

States File Brief Opposing Trump’s Gag Order: ‘Our Citizens Have An Interest’

A group of 18 Republican state attorneys general argued Tuesday night that former President Donald Trump’s gag order undermines their citizen’s interest in “hearing from major political candidates” in the coming 2024 election. The states, led by Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Court of […]

West Virginia, Iowa Co-Lead Amicus Brief Opposing Gag Order On Trump

Both Iowa and West Virginia are co-leading an amicus brief to the Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals opposing a federal court’s gag order on former President Donald Trump.  “President Trump enjoys First Amendment rights to speak—and American citizens enjoy an essential right to hear what he has to say,” the amicus brief reads. The amicus […]

Morrisey, other GOP AGs file brief opposing federal court gag order on Trump

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is co-leading an amicus brief to the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit opposing a federal court’s gag order on former President Donald Trump in his federal election subversion case. The coalition of 18 Republican state Attorneys General argues the order issued by Judge Tanya Chutkan “overstepped its […]

Attorney General Morrisey pens letter to NCAA asking for Battle decision to be overturned

One week ago, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued a statement demanding answers from NCAA pertaining the decision to deny a waiver for immediate eligibility from RaeQuan Battle, a 6-foot-5 wing expected to be an integral part of the Mountaineers had he been given clearance to play. Morrisey followed up by penning a letter Tuesday to […]