Election News

The Stage Is Set in Virginia for 2021; In Other States, AG Candidates Declare for 2022

  • Incumbent Virginia AG Mark Herring won the 2021 Democratic nomination for AG against Delegate Jay Jones in the Virginia primary election. As previously reported, he will face off against the Republican nominee, Delegate Jason Miyares.
  • Former State Representative, Dennis Smith, announced his candidacy for Minnesota Attorney General. He is the second Republican to enter the race, as Doug Wardlow announced in February that he would make another run for attorney general.
  • Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush will challenge current Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in the Republican primary for the 2022 race.
  • To “meet” the state AGs across the nation and read more AG election news and insights, visit The State AG Report.