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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia (AFP-WV), today, announced two additional state legislative endorsements for the 2024 West Virginia primary. In the Republican Primary for House District 53, AFP-WV endorses Tristan Leavitt. In House District 57, AFP-WV endorses Mark Carter.
“We know both Tristan Leavitt and Mark Carter will be principled leaders if elected to the House of Delegates. Tristan and Mark have served their country in numerous ways and their resumes stand for themselves. We look forward to leveraging our unique grassroots approach to support these candidates and working with them to pass transformational policies that make West Virginia a better place to live, work and raise a family”, said AFP-WV State Director Jason Huffman.
AFP-WV has been instrumental in adopting some of the most transformational legislation in recent memory. As the country’s premier grassroots organization, AFP possesses a unique advantage to empower activists and embolden principled lawmakers to rapidly adopt policies that are proven to expand freedom and opportunity for all West Virginians.
Tristan Leavitt – is widely respected for his unrivaled inside knowledge of the federal whistleblower protection process. He has over a decade of experience investigating waste, fraud, abuse, and cronyism in the federal government. He now serves as the President of Empower Oversight. A graduate of Brigham Young University and Georgetown University Law Center, Leavitt and his wife Brittany are raising their five children in Charleston, West Virginia.
Mark Carter – is a partner of the Dinsmore Law Firm. He has advised and represented employers throughout the United States in corporate campaigns, collective bargaining, arbitrations, and federal litigation involving labor unions as well as serving employers in employment litigation. Mark has testified before the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. He is a former management chair of the Antitrust RICO and Labor Law Committee of the American Bar Association.
“We have a good track record of being a real difference maker in competitive elections because of our permanent grassroots infrastructure. We look forward to working with our staff and activists across the state to ensure that Tristan Leavitt and Mark Carter win their respected races,” Huffman said.
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