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California Attorney General

Current State AG
Rob Bonta (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2021 (appointed)

Rob Bonta was appointed to serve as California Attorney General in March 2021 to replace former AG Xavier Becerra when he was confirmed as the head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For almost a decade, AG Bonta has represented areas of Alameda County in the State Assembly, and was the first Filipino American elected to California’s legislature. Before joining the Legislature he was a deputy city attorney in San Francisco and a member of the...

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Rob Bonta was appointed to serve as California Attorney General in March 2021 to replace former AG Xavier Becerra when he was confirmed as the head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For almost a decade, AG Bonta has represented areas of Alameda County in the State Assembly, and was the first Filipino American elected to California’s legislature. Before joining the Legislature he was a deputy city attorney in San Francisco and a member of the Alameda City Council.

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The AG is an elected position in California. AG Bonta was confirmed as AG in April 2021.

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

Election Timeline & Candidates

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  2. Primary Election (Top Two Winners Advance to General Election)
  3. Election Day
Rob Bonta (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Rob Bonta (D)

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Eric Early (R)
Republican

Eric Early (R)

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Nathan Hochman (R)
Republican

Nathan Hochman (R)

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Rob Bonta (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Rob Bonta (D)

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Eric Early (R)
Republican

Eric Early (R)

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Nathan Hochman (R)
Republican

Nathan Hochman (R)

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Latest California Attorney General News & Insights

AG Bonta Secures Appellate Decision Blocking Coastal Fracking in California

California AG Rob Bonta, along with a coalition of environmental groups and the California Coastal Commission, secured a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit finding that the decision by agencies within the Department of Interior to allow fracking off the California coast violated the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, and Coastal Zone Management Act.

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