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- "Beckley Lawyer Sam Petsonk to Seek West Virginia Attorney General’s Office in 2020" (in en-US). https://www.theintelligencer.net/news/top-headlines/2019/08/beckley-lawyer-sam-petsonk-to-seek-west-virginia-attorney-generals-office-in-2020/.
- "Sam Petsonk" (in en). https://ballotpedia.org/Sam_Petsonk.
- WVMetroNews (2019-10-01). "Petsonk explains focuses of AG campaign" (in en-US). http://wvmetronews.com/2019/09/30/petsonk-explains-focuses-of-ag-campaign/.