2017 AG Election Results

2017 general election map

This election year the only Attorney General (AG) race was in Virginia. In New Jersey, Governor-elect Phil Murphy (D) will appoint a new AG upon taking office.

In light of the 2017 election results, the projected AG landscape will be 28 Republican AGs and 23 Democratic AGs.

VIRGINIA – Incumbent AG Race

Incumbent Mark Herring (D) defeated John Adams (R) by a margin of 53.3% to 46.7% with 100% precincts reporting.

  • Democrat: Incumbent AG Mark Herring
  • Republican: John Adams

NEW JERSEY – Open Seat Race for Governor

Phil Murphy (D) defeated Kim Guadagno (R) by a margin of 55.6% to 42.3% with 100% precincts reporting.

  • Democrat: Phil Murphy
  • Republican: Kim Guadagno