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‘Tis the Season for New Candidates to Jump into Attorneys General Races

  • Former prosecutor in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and current U.S. Army Reserve intelligence officer Abraham Hamadeh joined a crowded field of candidates for the Republican nomination in the 2022 open-seat race for Arizona attorney general. As previously reported, other Republican candidates include (i) Lacy Cooper, a former Border Patrol section chief for the U.S. Attorney’s Office; (ii) Rodney Glassman, a lawyer and member of the U.S. Air Force JAG Corps; (iii) Andrew Gould, a former Arizona Supreme Court justice; (iv) Dawn Grove, VP and corporate counsel at Karsten Manufacturing Company (parent company of golf club company PING); and (v) Tiffany Shedd, a private-practice attorney and farmer. Incumbent Republican AG Mark Brnovich is term-limited from seeking reelection and is running for the U.S. Senate.
  • In another race, longtime D.C. private practice attorney Bruce Spiva announced a run for the Democratic nomination in the 2022 open-seat race for District of Columbia attorney general. As previously reported, other Democratic candidates include D.C. private practice attorney Ryan Jones and District of Columbia Council member Kenyan McDuffie. Incumbent AG Karl Racine will not seek a third term in office.
  • To “meet” the state AGs across the nation and read more AG election news and insights, visit The State AG Report.