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Kansas Attorney General

Current State AG
Kris Kobach (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2023

Kris Kobach was elected as the 45th Kansas Attorney General in 2022. AG Kobach previously served as the 31st Secretary of State of Kansas from 2011 to 2019.  In 2001, AG Kobach received a White House Fellowship from President George W. Bush, and he went on to serve in the United States Department of Justice under Attorney General John Ashcroft as Counsel to the Attorney General. Early in his career, AG Kobach clerked for the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and shortly thereafter became...

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Kris Kobach was elected as the 45th Kansas Attorney General in 2022. AG Kobach previously served as the 31st Secretary of State of Kansas from 2011 to 2019.  In 2001, AG Kobach received a White House Fellowship from President George W. Bush, and he went on to serve in the United States Department of Justice under Attorney General John Ashcroft as Counsel to the Attorney General. Early in his career, AG Kobach clerked for the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and shortly thereafter became a professor of constitutional law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

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The AG is an elected position in Kansas.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest Kansas Attorney General News & Insights

AG Schmidt Files Lawsuit Alleging Unlawful Insulin Pricing Scheme

Kansas AG Derek Schmidt sued insulin manufacturers Eli Lilly and Company, Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC, and Novo Nordisk Inc. and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) CVS Health Corporation, Express Scripts, Inc., OptumRx, Inc., and affiliated entities alleging that the companies maintained an insulin pricing scheme that violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. According to the complaint, the…

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Election News Roundup - 8.4.2022

Arizona: Abe Hamadeh, with backing from Donald Trump, has emerged as the winner of the state’s GOP primary for AG, defeating attorney Rodney Glassman and retired Supreme Court Justice Andrew Gould, along with three other Republican candidates. Hamadeh will face Democrat Kris Mayes and two write-in Libertarian candidates in the general election. Current AG Mark Brnovich,…

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Kansas AG Schmidt Fines Evergy For Misleading Electrical Warranties

Kansas AG Derek Schmidt and Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett reached a settlement with Evergy Kansas Central, Inc., (formerly known as Westar Energy, Inc.), a subsidiary of Evergy, Inc., to resolve allegations that it violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. The consent judgment alleges that Evergy Kansas sponsored and approved electrical home warranties that…

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