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Alabama

Steve Marshall (R)

Assumed Office: 2017

Term Ends: 2027

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Steve Marshall (R)

48th Attorney General of Alabama

Assumed office: 2017

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Alabama State Code Title 36 Chapter 15 Art. 1

Solicitor general: Edmund G. LaCour Jr.

Alaska

Treg Taylor (R)

Assumed Office: 2021

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Treg Taylor (R)

35th Attorney General of Alaska

Assumed office: 2021

Term length: Unspecified (AG serves at will of Governor)

Selection process: Appointed

Legal authority: Alaska State Statutes Title 44 Chapter 23 § 10

Solicitor general: Jessie Alloway

American Samoa

Fainu'ulei Falefatu Ala'ilima-Utu (NP)

Assumed Office: 2021

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Fainu'ulei Falefatu Ala'ilima-Utu (NP)

11th Attorney General of American Samoa

Assumed office: 2021

Term length: Unspecified (AG serves at will of Governor)

Selection process: Appointed by Gov.

Legal authority: Revised Constitution of American Samoa Art. IV § 11

Arizona

Kris Mayes (D)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Kris Mayes (D)

27th Attorney General of Arizona

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Arizona State Constitution Art. V § 1

Arkansas

Tim Griffin (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Tim Griffin (R)

57th Attorney General of Arkansas

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Arkansas State Constitution Amend. 73 § 1

Solicitor general: Nicholas Bronni

California

Rob Bonta (D)

Assumed Office: 2021

Term Ends: 2027

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Rob Bonta (D)

34th Attorney General of California

Assumed office: 2021

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: California State Constitution Art. V § 13

Solicitor general: Michael Mongan

Colorado

Phil Weiser (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Phil Weiser (D)

39th Attorney General of Colorado

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Colorado State Constitution Art. IV § 1

Solicitor general: Eric Olson

Connecticut

William Tong (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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William Tong (D)

25th Attorney General of Connecticut

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Connecticut State Statutes Title 3 Chapter 35 § 3

Solicitor general: Clare Kindall

Delaware

Kathleen Jennings (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Kathleen Jennings (D)

46th Attorney General of Delaware

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Delaware State Code Title 29 Chapter 25 § 2503

Solicitor general: Aaron Goldstein

District of Columbia

Brian Schwalb (D)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

District of Columbia

Brian Schwalb (D)

16th Attorney General of District of Columbia

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: District of Columbia Home Rule Act Part C-1 § 435

Florida

Ashley Moody (R)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Ashley Moody (R)

38th Attorney General of Florida

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Florida State Constitution Art. IV § 10

Solicitor general: Henry Whitaker

Georgia

Chris Carr (R)

Assumed Office: 2015

Term Ends: 2027

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Chris Carr (R)

48th Attorney General of Georgia

Assumed office: 2015

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Georgia State Constitution Art. V § 3

Solicitor general: Stephen Petrany

Guam

Douglas Moylan (NP)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Douglas Moylan (NP)

14th Attorney General of Guam

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Second Guam Constitutional Convention Art. IV § 6

Hawaii

Anne E. Lopez (D)

Assumed Office: 2022

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Anne E. Lopez (D)

Attorney General of Hawaii

Assumed office: 2022

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Appointed by Governor

Legal authority: Hawaii Revised State Statutes Division 1 § 26-7

Solicitor general: Kimberly Guidry

Idaho

Raul Labrador (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Raul Labrador (R)

33rd Attorney General of Idaho

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Idaho State Constitution Art. IV § 1

Solicitor general: Theo Wold

Illinois

Kwame Raoul (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Kwame Raoul (D)

42st Attorney General of Illinois

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Illinois State Constitution Art. V § 2

Solicitor general: Unnamed

Indiana

Todd Rokita (R)

Assumed Office: 2021

Term Ends: 2025

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Todd Rokita (R)

44th Attorney General of Indiana

Assumed office: 2021

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Indiana State Code Title 4 Art. VI Chapter 1

Solicitor general: Thomas Fisher

Iowa

Brenna Bird (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2025

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Brenna Bird (R)

34th Attorney General of Iowa

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 2 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Iowa State Constitution Art. V § 12

Kansas

Kris Kobach (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Kris Kobach (R)

45th Attorney General of Kansas

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Kansas State Constitution Art. I § 1

Solicitor general: Anthony Powell

Kentucky

Daniel Cameron (R)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2023

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Daniel Cameron (R)

51st Attorney General of Kentucky

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2023

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Kentucky State Constitution § 91

Solicitor general: Matthew Kuhn

Louisiana

Jeff Landry (R)

Assumed Office: 2016

Term Ends: 2023

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Jeff Landry (R)

45th Attorney General of Louisiana

Assumed office: 2016

Term ends: 2023

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Louisiana State Constitution Art. IV § 3

Solicitor general: Elizabeth Murrill

Maine

Aaron Frey (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2025

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Aaron Frey (D)

56th & 58th Attorney General of Maine

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 2 years

Selection process: Elected by Legislature

Legal authority: Maine State Constitution Art. IX § 11

Maryland

Anthony G. Brown (D)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Anthony G. Brown (D)

47th Attorney General of Maryland

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Maryland State Constitution Art. V § 1

Massachusetts

Andrea Campbell (D)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Andrea Campbell (D)

60th Attorney General of Massachusetts

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Massachusetts State Statutes Part 1 Title 2 Chapter 12 § 1

Solicitor general: Vacant

Michigan

Dana Nessel (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Dana Nessel (D)

54th Attorney General of Michigan

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Michigan State Constitution Art. V § 21

Solicitor general: Fadwa A. Hammoud

Minnesota

Keith Ellison (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Keith Ellison (D)

30th Attorney General of Minnesota

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Minnesota State Constitution Art. V § 1

Solicitor general: Liz Kramer

Mississippi

Lynn Fitch (R)

Assumed Office: 2020

Term Ends: 2024

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Lynn Fitch (R)

40th Attorney General of Mississippi

Assumed office: 2020

Term ends: 2024

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Mississippi State Constitution Art. IV § 173

Solicitor general: Scott G. Stewart

Missouri

Andrew Bailey (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2025

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Andrew Bailey (R)

44th Attorney General of Missouri

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Missouri State Constitution Art. IV § 12

Solicitor general: D. John Sauer

Montana

Austin Knudsen (R)

Assumed Office: 2021

Term Ends: 2025

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Austin Knudsen (R)

25th Attorney General of Montana

Assumed office: 2021

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Montana State Constitution Art. VI § 1

Solicitor general: David Dewhirst

Nebraska

Mike Hilgers (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Mike Hilgers (R)

33rd Attorney General of Nebraska

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Nebraska State Constitution Art. IV § 1

Nevada

Aaron Ford (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Aaron Ford (D)

34th Attorney General of Nevada

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Nevada State Constitution Art. V § 19

Solicitor general: Heidi Stern

New Hampshire

John Formell (R)

Assumed Office: 2021

Term Ends: 2025

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John Formell (R)

32nd Attorney General of New Hampshire

Assumed office: 2021

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Appointed by Governor

Legal authority: New Hampshire State Constitution Art. 46

Solicitor general: Vacant

New Jersey

Matt Platkin (Acting) (D)

Assumed Office: 2022

Term Ends: 2026

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Matt Platkin (Acting) (D)

62nd Attorney General of New Jersey

Assumed office: 2022

Term ends: 2026

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Appointed by Governor

Legal authority: New Jersey State Constitution Art. V § 4

Solicitor general: Jeremy Feigenbaum

New Mexico

Raul Torrez (D)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Raul Torrez (D)

32nd Attorney General of New Mexico

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: New Mexico State Constitution Art. V § 1

New York

Letitia James (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Letitia James (D)

67th Attorney General of New York

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: New York State Constitution Art. V § 1

Solicitor general: Barbara Underwood

North Carolina

Josh Stein (D)

Assumed Office: 2017

Term Ends: 2025

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Josh Stein (D)

50th Attorney General of North Carolina

Assumed office: 2017

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: North Carolina State Constitution Art. III § 7

Solicitor general: Ryan Park

North Dakota

Drew Wrigley (R)

Assumed Office: 2022

Term Ends: 2024

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Drew Wrigley (R)

30th Attorney General of North Dakota

Assumed office: 2022

Term ends: 2024

Term length: 2 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: North Dakota State Constitution Art. V § 2

Solicitor general: Matthew Sagsveen

Northern Mariana Islands

Edward Manibusan (D)

Assumed Office: 2015

Term Ends: 2027

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Edward Manibusan (D)

10th Attorney General of Northern Mariana Islands

Assumed office: 2015

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Constitution Art.III § 11

Ohio

Dave Yost (R)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Dave Yost (R)

51th Attorney General of Ohio

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Ohio State Constitution Art. III § 1

Solicitor general: Benjamin Flowers

Oklahoma

Gentner Drummond (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2027

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Gentner Drummond (R)

20th Attorney General of Oklahoma

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Oklahoma State Constitution Art. VI § 1

Solicitor general:

Oregon

Ellen Rosenblum (D)

Assumed Office: 2013

Term Ends: 2025

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Ellen Rosenblum (D)

17th Attorney General of Oregon

Assumed office: 2013

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Oregon Revised State Statutes Vol. 2 Chapter 180

Solicitor general: Benjamin Gutman

Pennsylvania

Josh Shapiro (D)

Assumed Office: 2017

Term Ends: 2025

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Josh Shapiro (D)

50th Attorney General of Pennsylvania

Assumed office: 2017

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Pennsylvania State Constitution Art. IV § 4.1

Puerto Rico

Domingo Emanuelli Hernández (I)

Assumed Office: 2020

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Domingo Emanuelli Hernández (I)

26th Attorney General of Puerto Rico

Assumed office: 2020

Term length: Unspecified (AG serves at will of Governor)

Selection process: Appointed by Gov.

Legal authority: Constitution of Puerto Rico Article IV

Rhode Island

Peter Neronha (D)

Assumed Office: 2019

Term Ends: 2027

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Peter Neronha (D)

74th Attorney General of Rhode Island

Assumed office: 2019

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Rhode Island State Statutes Title 42 Chapter 9 § 1

South Carolina

Alan Wilson (R)

Assumed Office: 2011

Term Ends: 2023

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Alan Wilson (R)

51st Attorney General of South Carolina

Assumed office: 2011

Term ends: 2023

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: South Carolina State Statutes Art. V § 24

Solicitor general: Robert Cook

South Dakota

Marty Jackley (R)

Assumed Office: 2023

Term Ends: 2024

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Marty Jackley (R)

31st & 33rd Attorney General of South Dakota

Assumed office: 2023

Term ends: 2024

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: South Dakota State Constitution Art. IV § 7

Solicitor general: Sarah Thorne

Tennessee

Jonathan Skrmetti (R)

Assumed Office: 2022

Term Ends: 2030

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Jonathan Skrmetti (R)

28th Attorney General of Tennessee

Assumed office: 2022

Term ends: 2030

Term length: 8 years

Selection process: Appointed by Supreme Court

Legal authority: Tennessee State Constitution Art. VI § 5

Solicitor general: Andrée Sophia Blumstein

Texas

Ken Paxton (R)

Assumed Office: 2015

Term Ends: 2027

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Ken Paxton (R)

51st Attorney General of Texas

Assumed office: 2015

Term ends: 2027

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Texas State Constitution Art. IV § 1

Solicitor general: Judd E. Stone II

Utah

Sean Reyes (R)

Assumed Office: 2013

Term Ends: 2025

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Sean Reyes (R)

21st Attorney General of Utah

Assumed office: 2013

Term ends: 2025

Term length: 4 years

Selection process: Elected

Legal authority: Utah State Constitution Art. VII § 1

Solicitor general: Melissa A. Holyoak