Andrew Murray

Andrew Murray

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.


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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.


Southern States Police Benevolent Association

Andrew Murray brings a wealth of experience as both a state and federal prosecutor with him to the 29th district. Andrew hit the ground running and, in just a short time in office, has successfully prosecuted some of the worst criminals in the district. We have formed a strong relationship and together we will continue the fight to keep Henderson County a great area to live in.

- Sheriff Lowell S. Griffin, Henderson County

I have had the pleasure of working with Andrew Murray in his prosecutorial roles at the state and federal level. Mr. Murray has worked hard to enhance relationships within the criminal justice field and has demonstrated that he is committed to pursuing justice for all of our citizens. I am honored to support Andrew Murray for District Attorney.

- Sheriff David A. Mahoney, Transylvania County

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.

- Sheriff Tim Wright, Polk County