Pete Dougherty has decades of service to his local community and his state. He has dedicated his life to fighting for the values West Virginians believe in – serving as a Jefferson County sheriff for six years, as an advocate for veterans, and as president of the local education board. Pete’s career proves that he truly cares for the community and will be a relentless champion for the people of West Virginia.
- Lifetime of advocacy for America’s veterans; gained valuable experience working for the US Department of Veterans Affairs and becoming its first director of homeless programs
- Elected six times to the Jefferson County Board of Education and worked as a staff member for Congressman Harley Staggers
- Cares about working and retired people, quality education, and better public transportation