Legislative leaders were on hand Monday afternoon to watch as the Board of Public Works along with Supreme Court Justices were sworn into office. Those who took the oath of office included Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, Treasurer John Perdue, Auditor Glen Gainer III, and Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis. Newly elected officials taking the office for the first time included Agricultural Commissioner Walt Helmick, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry. State Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin administered the oaths.
Lawmakers in attendance included Senate President Jeffrey Kessler, Senate Minority Leader Mike Hall, Speaker of the House Richard Thompson, House Majority Leader Brent Boggs, and House Minority Leader Tim Armstead.