Former Governor and United States Senator George Allen recently announced his support for Chief Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Bethany Harrison in her campaign to become the next Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Lynchburg. Gov. Allen was in Lynchburg on October 3rd speaking at an event celebrating local manufacturers. It was there he had an opportunity to speak with Bethany and discuss her vision for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. After meeting with Bethany, Gov. Allen released the following statement,

I’m impressed by Bethany Harrison’s steady demeanor, her experience as a leader and a prosecutor to take on the important role of Commonwealth’s Attorney. She has a proven record of fighting violent crime in the City of Lynchburg, having successfully prosecuted murderers, child abusers, robbers, and drug dealers. The citizens of Lynchburg deserve a Commonwealth’s Attorney who will fight hard every day to keep them safe and assist victims of crime.  I’m confident that Bethany Harrison will work honorably and effectively to keep you safe and uphold the rule of law.  Therefore, I respectfully encourage you to make sure to vote for Bethany Harrison on November 7th.  -George Allen, former Governor and U.S. Senator of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Governor Allen is known for his popular and successful criminal justice reforms and his commitment to public safety in the Commonwealth. Bethany Harrison has worked for over a decade in Lynchburg to make the city a safer place to live, work and raise families and shares the same commitment to the principles of justice.

Governor Allen joins an extensive list of Commonwealth’s Attorneys, Sheriffs and other elected officials supporting Bethany Harrison’s campaign.  To view a full list of those who have endorsed Bethany’s campaign for Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney, visit the Endorsement Tracker.