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Louisiana Attorney General

Current State AG
Jeff Landry (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2016

Current Leadership Positions
RAGA Executive Committee 2022 - 2023


Jeff Landry was elected Attorney General in 2015, and was reelected without opposition in 2019. Prior to his election, AG Landry was a business owner and attorney in private practice. He served one term in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013. AG Landry also served in the Louisiana Army National Guard and as a sheriff’s deputy and police officer. AG Landry has announced he will run for governor in 2023.

Jeff Landry was elected Attorney General in 2015, and was reelected without opposition in 2019. Prior to his election, AG Landry was a business owner and attorney in private practice. He served one term in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013. AG Landry also served in the Louisiana Army National Guard and as a sheriff’s deputy and police officer. AG Landry has announced he will run for governor in 2023.

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The AG is an elected position in Louisiana.

  • Next Election:November 7, 2023 (Open Seat)
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidates Filing Deadline
  2. Primary ("Louisiana primary" - if candidate reaches 50% in primary, wins election outright, otherwise top two face off in the general)
  3. General Election Runoff (if necessary)
Liz Murrill (R)
Republican

Liz Murrill (R)

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John Stefanski (R)
Republican

John Stefanski (R)

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John Belton (I)
Independent

John Belton (I)

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Liz Murrill (R)
Republican

Liz Murrill (R)

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John Belton (I)
Independent

John Belton (I)

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John Stefanski (R)
Republican

John Stefanski (R)

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Latest Louisiana Attorney General News & Insights

AG Josh Stein Throws Hat into North Carolina Gubernatorial Race

North Carolina AG Josh Stein launched his campaign for governor in November 2024. Stein is seeking to succeed Democratic governor Roy Cooper (himself a former AG), who is term-limited from seeking reelection. As we previously reported, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry and Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron also are running for governor of their respective states in…

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Louisiana AG Election Update

In a video statement, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry officially announced his candidacy for governor. In the video, which was posted to YouTube on October 5, Landry, a former U.S. Congressman for Louisiana’s 3rd electoral district, described his Louisiana roots and upbringing, then touched on a series of themes, including the role of parents in education,…

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