2022 Attorneys General Elections


Thirty (30) states are holding a regularly-scheduled election for the Office of Attorney General this cycle. Click on a candidate's name to view issues they are campaigning on and the plans they propose to implement if elected.



  • 1 FLIP from D to R | Iowa
  • 2 FLIPS from R to D | Vermont, Arizona
  • 12 NEW Incoming Attorneys General | Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Arizona


Historical Firsts

  • Anthony Brown (D) | First Elected Black Attorney General of Maryland
  • Andrea Campbell (D) | First Elected Black Female Attorney General of Massachusetts
  • Charity Clark (D) | First Elected Female Attorney General of Vermont
State Pre-Election Party Control Candidate Projected Results
Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) (Inc.) WINNER
Texas Republican Rochelle Mercedes Garza (D)
Ohio Republican Attorney General Dave Yost (R) (Inc.) WINNER
Ohio Republican State Representative Jeff Crossman (D)
Nebraska (Open Seat) Republican Senator Mike Hilgers (R) WINNER
Idaho (Open Seat) Republican Former Congressman Raúl R. Labrador (R) WINNER
Idaho (Open Seat) Republican Steven Scanlin (D)
Alabama Republican Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) (Inc.) WINNER
Alabama Republican Wendell Major (D)
Georgia Republican Attorney General Chris Carr (R) (Inc.) WINNER
Georgia Republican State Senator Jen Jordan (D)
Arkansas (Open Seat) Republican Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin (R) WINNER
Arkansas (Open Seat) Republican Jesse Gibson (D)
California Democratic Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) (Inc.) WINNER
California Democratic Nathan Hochman (R)
Iowa Democratic Attorney General Tom Miller (D) (Inc.)
Iowa Democratic Brenna Bird (R) WINNER - FLIP
New Mexico (Open Seat) Democratic Raúl Torrez (D) WINNER
New Mexico (Open Seat) Democratic Jeremy Michael Gay (R)
Nevada Democratic Attorney General Aaron D. Ford (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Nevada Democratic Sigal Chattah (R)
North Dakota (Open Seat) Republican Attorney General Drew Wrigley (R) (Inc.) WINNER
North Dakota (Open Seat) Republican Timothy Charles (Tim) Lamb (D)
South Carolina Republican Attorney General Alan Wilson (R) (Inc.) WINNER
South Dakota (Open Seat) Republican Marty J. Jackley (R) WINNER
Colorado Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Colorado Democratic John Kellner (R)
Illinois Democratic Attorney General Kwame Raoul (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Illinois Democratic Thomas G. Devore (R)
New York Democratic Attorney General Letitia A. James (D) (Inc.) WINNER
New York Democratic Michael Henry (R)
Oklahoma (Open Seat) Republican Gentner F. Drummond (R) WINNER
Maryland (Open Seat) Democratic Michael Anthony Peroutka (R)
Maryland (Open Seat) Democratic Congressman Anthony G. Brown (D) WINNER
Michigan Democratic Attorney General Dana Nessel (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Michigan Democratic Matthew DePerno (R)
Arizona (Open Seat) Republican Abraham "Abe" Hamadeh (R)
Arizona (Open Seat) Republican Kris Mayes (D) WINNER - FLIP
Kansas (Open Seat) Republican Chris Mann (D)
Kansas (Open Seat) Republican Former Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) WINNER
Connecticut Democratic Attorney General William Tong (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Connecticut Democratic Jessica Kordas (R)
Minnesota Democratic Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Minnesota Democratic Jim Schultz (R)
Vermont (Open Seat) Republican Charity R. Clark (D) WINNER - FLIP
Vermont (Open Seat) Republican Michael Tagliavia (R)
Wisconsin Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Wisconsin Democratic Eric Toney (R)
Florida Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody (R) (Inc.) WINNER
Florida Republican Former State Attorney for the 9th Judicial Court of Florida Aramis Ayala (D)
Massachusetts (Open Seat) Democratic Andrea Joy Campbell (D) WINNER
Massachusetts (Open Seat) Democratic James R. McMahon (R)
Rhode Island Democratic Attorney General Peter F Neronha (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Rhode Island Democratic Charles C Calenda (R)
Delaware Democratic Attorney General Kathleen Jennings (D) (Inc.) WINNER
Delaware Democratic Julianne E. Murray (R)

Disclaimer: The information contained in the table below is subject to revision and will be updated throughout the election cycle. 

For additional information, please contact Meghan Holihan