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Minnesota Attorney General

Current State AG
Keith Ellison (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2019

Keith Ellison was elected Attorney General in 2018. Prior to that, Ellison served in the U.S. House of Representatives, including 12 years on the House Financial Services Committee. Before being elected to Congress, AG Ellison served in the Minnesota House of Representatives and worked in private practice specializing in civil rights law and criminal defense, including five years as Executive Director of the Legal Rights Center.

Keith Ellison was elected Attorney General in 2018. Prior to that, Ellison served in the U.S. House of Representatives, including 12 years on the House Financial Services Committee. Before being elected to Congress, AG Ellison served in the Minnesota House of Representatives and worked in private practice specializing in civil rights law and criminal defense, including five years as Executive Director of the Legal Rights Center.

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The AG is an elected position in Minnesota.

  • 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
Keith Ellison (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Keith Ellison (D)

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Jim Schultz (R)
Republican

Jim Schultz (R)

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Keith Ellison (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Keith Ellison (D)

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Jim Schultz (R)
Republican

Jim Schultz (R)

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Latest Minnesota Attorney General News & Insights

Election News Roundup – 8.11.2022

Tennessee: Jonathan Skrmetti, a Republican, has been selected by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve an eight-year term as the 28th Tennessee Attorney General and Reporter. Prior to becoming Governor Bill Lee’s chief legal counsel in December 2021, Skrmetti served as chief deputy attorney general. AG Skrmetti replaces AG Herbert Slatery, who announced in May that he would not seek a second term.

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AG Election News

In Idaho, former U.S. Congressman Raul Labrador defeated incumbent AG Lawrence Wasden in the Republican primary election for the post. Wasden, who has served five terms, is the state’s longest-serving AG. Among Labrador’s key campaign themes is his promise to aggressively act against federal government “overreach.” In Minnesota, Doug Wardlow, who was the Republican Party’s…

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Minnesota AG Ellison Sues Solar Panel Company for Deceptive Sales Tactics

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison has filed a lawsuit against four Utah-based solar panel sales companies, Brio Energy LLC, Bello Solar Energy, Avolta Power, Inc., and Sunny Solar Utah LLC, along with their executives and several lenders who partnered with the companies (“Defendants”), alleging deceptive and fraudulent sales practices in violation of Minnesota consumer fraud statutes.…

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