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Alabama Attorney General

Current State AG
Steve Marshall (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2017 (appointed)

Current Leadership Positions
RAGA Executive Committee

Steve Marshall was appointed by former Governor Robert Bentley in February 2017 to fill the vacant Attorney General seat following former AG Luther Strange’s temporary appointment to the U.S. Senate. He defeated Democrat Siegelman to win election to a full term in 2018. Prior to his appointment as AG, he served as District Attorney of Marshall County, Alabama. His earlier legal experience includes work as a local prosecutor, in private practice, and as a legal analyst for the Alabama House...

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Steve Marshall was appointed by former Governor Robert Bentley in February 2017 to fill the vacant Attorney General seat following former AG Luther Strange’s temporary appointment to the U.S. Senate. He defeated Democrat Siegelman to win election to a full term in 2018. Prior to his appointment as AG, he served as District Attorney of Marshall County, Alabama. His earlier legal experience includes work as a local prosecutor, in private practice, and as a legal analyst for the Alabama House of Representatives.

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The AG is an elected position in Alabama. AG Marshall was appointed AG in 2017 to fill the vacated seat and elected to a full four year term in 2018.

  • Next Election:November 8, 2022
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / 2 consecutive terms

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidate Filing Deadline
  2. Republican Primary Runoff Election on July 17
  3. General Election
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Steve Marshall (R)
Republican
Incumbent

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Wendell Major (D)
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Steve Marshall (R)
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Latest Alabama Attorney General News & Insights

AG Election Update

In a May 24 run-off election, incumbent Ken Paxton, a Republican, has defeated land commissioner George P. Bush by a margin of 67.9% to 32.1%. Former ACLU attorney Rochelle Garza won the Democratic run-off against Joe Jaworski by a margin of 62.8% to 37.2%. Paxton and Garza will face off in the statewide AG election in November.

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Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall to seek re-election

( ALReporter.com) Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will seek a second term as Alabama’s 48th attorney general. Marshall made the announcement on the lawn of the Attorney General’s Office in Montgomery surrounded by supporters. Marshall pledged to continue to fight violent crime, root out political corruption and defend Alabama against what he said is Biden…

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