Election News

Election News Roundup

  • Louisiana: John Belton, the DA for Lincoln and Union Parishes, has announced that he is running for Louisiana AG in the 2023 election. Belton, who is not affiliated with any political party, is a former president of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association and a board member for the National District Attorneys Association. Louisiana’s current AG, Republican Jeff Landry, is rumored to be considering a run for governor.
  • Idaho: Boise attorney Tom Arkoosh has announced that he will replace Steve Scanlin as the Democratic nominee for Idaho AG following Scanlin’s withdrawal from the race on July 18 for personal reasons. Arkoosh will face former Congressman Raul Labrador, who has practiced law in Idaho for 44 years and defeated incumbent AG Lawrence Wasden in the Republican primary held on May 17.
  • For more information on this and other state AG races, visit our 2022 State AG Elections Insider.