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Colorado Attorney General

Current State AG
Phil Weiser (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2019

Current Leadership Positions
Chair of AG Alliance ( formerly CWAG), Chair of NAAG Western Region

Phil Weiser was elected AG in 2018. Prior to his election, AG Weiser was Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law, where he had earlier taught. AG Weiser’s career in public service has included clerking for U.S. Supreme Court Justices Byron White and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, serving as Deputy Assistant AG in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) under President Obama, and working in President Clinton’s DOJ Antitrust Division.
 

Phil Weiser was elected AG in 2018. Prior to his election, AG Weiser was Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law, where he had earlier taught. AG Weiser’s career in public service has included clerking for U.S. Supreme Court Justices Byron White and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, serving as Deputy Assistant AG in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) under President Obama, and working in President Clinton’s DOJ Antitrust Division.

 

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The AG is an elected position in Colorado.

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

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidate Filing Deadline
  2. Primary Election
  3. General Election
Phil Weiser (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Phil Weiser (D)

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John Kellner (R)
Republican

John Kellner (R)

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Bill Robinson (L)
Independent

Bill Robinson (L)

Phil Weiser (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Phil Weiser (D)

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John Kellner (R)
Republican

John Kellner (R)

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Bill Robinson (L)
Independent

Bill Robinson (L)

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