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California Attorney General

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

2021 (appointed)

Current Leadership Positions
DAGA Executive Committee

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. He was elected to a full-term in 2022. 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...

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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. He was elected to a full-term in 2022. 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 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / 2 term maximum


Latest California Attorney General News & Insights

California AG Releases Guidance on “Honest Pricing Law”

California AG Rob Bonta has issued guidance regarding California Senate Bill 478, also known as the “Honest Pricing Law” or “Hidden Fees Statute,” that will take effect July 1, 2024.  The new law is designed to eliminate hidden and other “junk” fees, making it illegal for businesses to advertise or list a price for a good…

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AGs Settle Opioid Epidemic-Related Claims Against Amneal Pharmaceuticals for $272.5M

A coalition of AGs reached a settlement in principle with Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to resolve allegations that it contributed to the opioid epidemic in its role as a drug manufacturer. According to the coalition, Amneal allegedly knowingly failed to monitor and report suspicious orders placed by its customers, as required by federal law. Under the…

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California AG Gives an “F” to University’s Military Enrollment Tactics

California AG Rob Bonta reached a settlement with the University of Phoenix, Inc., and its parent company Apollo Education Group, Inc., to resolve claims that the University intentionally solicited servicemembers, veterans, and their family members to enroll in its programs using tactics that violated California’s Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law. According to the…

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