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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 8, 2022
  • Election Process:Open Seat
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none

Election Timeline & Candidates

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

Andrea Campbell (D)

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Shannon Liss-Riordan (D)
Democrat

Shannon Liss-Riordan (D)

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Quentin Palfrey  (D)
Democrat

Quentin Palfrey (D)

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Jay McMahon (R)
Republican

Jay McMahon (R)

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Andrea Campbell  (D)
Democrat

Andrea Campbell (D)

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Jay McMahon (R)
Republican

Jay McMahon (R)

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Shannon Liss-Riordan (D)
Democrat

Shannon Liss-Riordan (D)

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Quentin Palfrey  (D)
Democrat

Quentin Palfrey (D)

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Latest Massachusetts Attorney General News & Insights

AG Healey Settles with Mental Health Provider Over Alleged False Claims

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey and the DOJ reached a settlement with outpatient mental health company Pathways of Massachusetts, LLC (“Pathways”) and its former parent company Molina Healthcare, Inc. (“Molina”) to resolve allegations that Pathways submitted fraudulent claims to Massachusetts’ Medicaid program in violation of the federal and Massachusetts False Claims Acts.  The settlement further resolved…

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Bipartisan AG Coalition Calls for FDA Regulation of Non-Tobacco Nicotine Products

A bipartisan coalition of AGs from 27 states, the District of Columbia, and three territories has called on the FDA to deny marketing authorization for non-tobacco nicotine products (NTNs) which are currently marketed without regulatory oversight. On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed into law an amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act…

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AG Healey Leads Coalition Filing Anti-Discrimination Brief

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, leading a coalition of nineteen states and the District of Columbia, filed an amicus curiae brief defending the constitutionality of New York’s anti-discrimination law in an appeal to the Second Circuit of a case brought by a New York wedding photographer against New York AG Letitia James and others. In the brief, the amici states argue that New York State’s public accommodation law does not violate the photographer’s First Amendment rights and asks the Court to affirm the decision below dismissing the wedding photographer’s complaint.

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