Former New Hampshire Attorney General Confirmed as Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court

  • Former New Hampshire AG Gordon MacDonald was confirmed to be the chief justice of the state Supreme Court by a 4-1 Executive Council vote.
  • MacDonald was appointed AG in 2017, but temporarily stepped down from the position in January 2021 after being nominated to the court.
  • MacDonald named Deputy AG Jane Young as acting AG prior to stepping down.