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Connecticut Attorney General

Current State AG
William Tong (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2019

Current Leadership Positions
DAGA Executive Committee

The Connecticut-born son of Chinese immigrant parents, William Tong was elected in 2018 as the first Asian-American to serve at the statewide level in Connecticut. Prior to his election, AG Tong served 12 years in Connecticut’s General Assembly representing the 147th district, including serving as House Chairman of the Judiciary Committee. For 18 years, he practiced as a litigator in both state and federal courts first at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in NY City and then at Finn Dixon & Herling in...

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The Connecticut-born son of Chinese immigrant parents, William Tong was elected in 2018 as the first Asian-American to serve at the statewide level in Connecticut. Prior to his election, AG Tong served 12 years in Connecticut’s General Assembly representing the 147th district, including serving as House Chairman of the Judiciary Committee. For 18 years, he practiced as a litigator in both state and federal courts first at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in NY City and then at Finn Dixon & Herling in Stamford, CT.

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The AG is an elected position in Connecticut.

  • Next Election:November 8, 2022
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none

Election Timeline & Candidates

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  2. Primary Election
  3. General Election
William Tong (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

William Tong (D)

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Jessica Kordas (R)
Republican

Jessica Kordas (R)

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William Tong (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

William Tong (D)

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Jessica Kordas (R)
Republican

Jessica Kordas (R)

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Latest Connecticut Attorney General News & Insights

AG Tong Settles with Frontier Over Slow Internet and Deceptive Marketing Allegations

Connecticut AG William Tong reached a settlement with internet service provider Frontier Communications and its subsidiaries and related entities (collectively, “Frontier”) to resolve allegations that Frontier violated the state’s Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA) by misrepresenting internet speeds, as well as engaging in several misleading marketing, sales, and customer services practices.

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AG Tong Settles with Eversource over Unfair Trade Practices

Connecticut AG William Tong has reached a $1.8 million settlement with Eversource to resolve allegations that the company violated the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act by using deceptive, high-pressure tactics to entice consumers to convert to natural gas.

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AG Tong Settles with Connecticut Electric Supplier

Connecticut AG William Tong and the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Office of Education, Outreach and Enforcement (PURA) reached a settlement with third-party electric supplier Public Power to resolve allegations that the company failed to publish “next cycle rate” information as required by Connecticut law. This information provides consumers with information about upcoming rate increases, and provides them an opportunity to switch electricity suppliers.

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