Proven Leadership. The Integrity We Need.
Andrew Murray is currently serving as District Attorney in Henderson, Transylvania, and Polk counties. Andrew is one of North Carolina’s most experienced prosecutors with over 11 years of experience at both the state and federal level.
Andrew was previously appointed as United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina by President Trump and was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate.
As U.S. Attorney, Andrew led one of the busiest offices in the country, serving nearly 3 million residents throughout western North Carolina. He was responsible for overseeing the prosecution of all criminal cases brought by the federal government in U.S. District Court.
Andrew is a retired United States Coast Guardsman. He joined the Coast Guard in 1980 and retired as a Captain after 35 years of combined active and reserve military service.
Andrew Murray’s past service as a state and Federal prosecutor, and as a Coast Guard Captain, has given him extensive knowledge and experience to keep our communities safe. When appointed to serve as our District Attorney he wasted no time getting to work prosecuting criminals and getting justice for victims. Working together we will continue to keep Polk County a safe place to live and work.