NRA Endorses Walt Helmick for Agriculture Commissioner

Oct 23, 2012, 15:21 ET from Helmick for Ag Campaign

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Rifle Association-Political Victory Fund has given Walt Helmick an "A" rating and endorsed him in his race for Commissioner of Agriculture.

"Our members will interpret your 'A' rating and endorsement as being a solid pro-gun/pro-hunting candidate who is an advocate for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms," Daniel Carey, the NRA's West Virginia state liaison, wrote in his endorsement letter to Helmick. "I look forward to a future partnership with you to advance the interests of West Virginia's law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen."

Helmick also has been endorsed by West Virginians for Manufacturing Jobs, the West Virginia Business & Industry Council, West Virginians for Coal, the Coal Miners Political Action Committee (UMWA), the Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Charleston Gazette, the Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, and the West Virginia Sheriffs' Association.

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