Table 4.19

The Attorneys General, 2022


FIPS State or other
jurisdiction
Name and party Method of selection Length of
regular term in
years
Date of first
service
Present term
ends
Number of
previous
terms
Maximum
consecutive
terms allowed
01AlabamaSteve Marshall (R)E42/2017 (h)

1/2023

1 (h)2
02AlaskaTreg Taylor (R)A1/2021

0
04ArizonaMark Brnovich (R)E41/2015

1/2023

12
05ArkansasLeslie Rutledge (R)E41/2015

1/2023

12
06CaliforniaRob Bonta (D)E44/2021 (l)

1/2023

02
08ColoradoPhil Weiser (D)E41/2019

1/2023

02
09ConnecticutWilliam Tong (D)E41/2019

1/2023

0
10DelawareKathleen Jennings (D)E41/2019

1/2023

0
12FloridaAshley Moody (R)E41/2019

1/2023

02
13GeorgiaChris Carr (R)E410/2016 (j)

1/2023

(j)
15HawaiiHolly Shikada (D)A4 (a)12/2021

1/2023

0
16IdahoLawrence Wasden (R)E41/2003

1/2023

4
17IllinoisKwame Raoul (D)E41/2019

1/2023

0
18IndianaTodd Rokita (R)E41/2021

1/2025

0
19IowaTom Miller (D)E41/1979 (b)

1/2023

9 (b)
20KansasDerek Schmidt (R)E41/2011

1/2023

2
21KentuckyDaniel Cameron (R)E412/2019

12/2023

02
22LouisianaJeff Landry (R)E41/2016

1/2024

1
23MaineAaron Frey (D)L (c)21/2019

1/2023

24
24MarylandBrian Frosh (D)E41/2015

1/2023

1
25MassachusettsMaura Healey (D)E41/2015

1/2023

1
26MichiganDana Nessel (D)E41/2019

1/2023

02
27MinnesotaKeith Ellison (DFL)E41/2019

1/2023

0
28MississippiLynn Fitch (R)E41/2020

1/2024

0
29MissouriEric Schmitt (R)E41/2019 (d)

1/2025

1 (d)
30MontanaAustin Knudsen (R)E41/2021

1/2025

02 (f)
31NebraskaDoug Peterson (R)E41/2015

1/2023

1
32NevadaAaron Ford (D)E41/2019

1/2023

02
33New HampshireJohn Formella (R)A41/2021

1/2025

0
34New JerseyMatthew Platkin (D) (Acting)A42/2022

1/2026

0
35New MexicoHector Balderas (D)E41/2015

1/2023

12 (f)
36New YorkLetitia James (D)E41/2019

1/2023

0
37North CarolinaJosh Stein (D)E41/2017

1/2025

1
38North DakotaDrew Wrigley (R)E42/2022 (g)

12/2022

(g)
39OhioDavid Yost (R)E41/2019

1/2023

02
40OklahomaJohn O’Connor (R)E47/2021 (e)

1/2023

(e)2
41OregonEllen F. Rosenblum (D)E46/2012 (i)

1/2025

1 (i)
42PennsylvaniaJosh Shapiro (D)E41/2017

1/2025

12
44Rhode IslandPeter Neronha (D)E41/2019

1/2023

02
45South CarolinaAlan Wilson (R)E41/2011

1/2023

2
46South DakotaJason Ravnsborg (R)E41/2019

1/2023

02 (f)
47TennesseeHerbert Slatery (R)(k)810/2014

8/2022

0
48TexasKen Paxton (R)E41/2015

1/2023

1
49UtahSean Reyes (R)E412/2013

1/2025

2
50VermontJoshua Diamond (Acting)E22/2022 (n)

1/2023

0
51VirginiaJason Miyares (R)E41/2022

1/2026

0(m)
53WashingtonBob Ferguson (D)E41/2013

1/2025

2
54West VirginiaPatrick Morrisey (R)E41/2013

1/2025

2
55WisconsinJosh Kaul (D)E41/2019

1/2023

0
56WyomingBridget Hill (R)A1/2019

0
11Dist. of ColumbiaKarl Racine (D)A1/2015

1/2023

1
60American SamoaFainu’ulelei Falefatu Ala’ilima-UtuA41/2021

66GuamLeevin Camacho (I)E41/2019

1/2023

0
69CNMI*Edward Manibusan (I)A411/2015

0
72Puerto RicoDomingo Emanuelli HernándezA41/2021

0
78U.S. Virgin IslandsDenise George-CountsA44/2019

0

Source:

The Council of State Governments, June 2022.

Key:

* Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.
✓ — No provision specifying number of terms allowed.
✕ — No formal provision, position is appointed or elected by governmental entity (not chosen by the electorate).
A — Appointed by the governor.
E — Elected by the voters.
L — Elected by the legislature.
N.A. — Not available.

Footnotes:

(a)

Term runs concurrently with the governor.

(b)

Attorney General Miller was elected in 1978, 1982, 1986, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018.

(c)

Chosen biennially by joint ballot of state senators and representatives.

(d)

Eric Schmitt was appointed in January 2019 to fill the unexpired term of Joshua Hawley, who was elected the U.S. Senate in November 2018.

(e)

O’Connor was appointed in July 2021 after Mike Hunter resigned for personal reasons.

(f)

In Montana, two terms in a 16 year period. In New Mexico and South Dakota, after two consecutive terms, must wait four years and/or one full term before being eligible again.

(g)

Drew Wrigley assumed office on February 8, 2022 following the death of Wayne Stenehjem. He is running for a full term in the November 2022 general election.

(h)

Steve Marshall was appointed on Feb. 10, 2017 to fill the unexpired term of Luther Strange. He was elected to his first full term in November 2018.

(i)

Rosenblum was appointed by Gov. Kitzhaber on June 29, 2012 to fill the term left vacant when AG John Kroger resigned to become President of Reed College. She was elected in November 2012 to her first full term.

(j)

Chris Carr was appointed in October 2016 to fill the unexpired term of Sam Olens. He was elected to his first full term in November 2018.

(k)

Appointed by judges of state Supreme Court.

(l)

Attorney General Rob Bonta was appointed in April 2021 to fill the unexpired term of Xavier Becerra after he was appointed as the U.S. secretary of health and human services.

(m)

Provision specifying individual may hold office for an unlimited number of terms.

(n)

Deputy Attorney General Joshua Diamond was named acting attorney general in June 2022 upon the resignation of TJ Donovan.