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Massachusetts Attorney General

Current State AG
Maura Healey (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2015

Current Leadership Positions
DAGA Executive Committee Chair Emerita

Maura Healey was elected Attorney General in 2014. Healey previously worked in the AG’s office as head of the Civil Rights Division, and went on to lead the Public Protection & Advocacy Bureau and Business & Labor Bureau. Prior to holding political office, AG Healey worked as a commercial and securities litigator at the law firm Wilmer Hale, and as a prosecutor in the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. AG Healey has announced she is running for governor in 2022.

Maura Healey was elected Attorney General in 2014. Healey previously worked in the AG’s office as head of the Civil Rights Division, and went on to lead the Public Protection & Advocacy Bureau and Business & Labor Bureau. Prior to holding political office, AG Healey worked as a commercial and securities litigator at the law firm Wilmer Hale, and as a prosecutor in the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. AG Healey has announced she is running for governor in 2022.

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The AG is an elected position in Massachusetts.

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

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidate Filing Deadline
  2. Primary Election
  3. General Election
Andrea Campbell  (D) declared winner
Andrea Campbell  (D)
Democrat

Andrea Campbell (D)

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Jay McMahon (R)
Republican

Jay McMahon (R)

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Andrea Campbell  (D) declared winner
Andrea Campbell  (D)
Democrat

Andrea Campbell (D)

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Jay McMahon (R)
Republican

Jay McMahon (R)

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Latest Massachusetts Attorney General News & Insights

Bipartisan AG Coalition Urges FTC to Implement Rules to Protect Consumer Data

A group of 33 AGs wrote a letter to the FTC urging it to implement rules to prevent harm caused by companies’ online surveillance of consumers in response to the FTC’s August 2022 Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security.

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AG Healey Settles With Aveanna Healthcare over 2019 Data Breach

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey reached a settlement with Aveanna Healthcare, LLC to resolve allegations that the home healthcare company violated federal HIPAA regulations, the Massachusetts Data Security Regulations, and other state consumer protection laws when it failed to implement proper data security measures to protect patient and employee personal information in a 2019 data breach.

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AG Healey Announces Grant Program to Provide Mental Health Care Support; Prevent Emergency Department Boarding

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey has announced a new grant program to mitigate the impact of patients utilizing hospital inpatient and emergency department beds for mental health care needs. According to the AG’s office, the utilization of emergency room or inpatient facilities for patients waiting for mental health services, known as “emergency department boarding,” has escalated…

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