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Minnesota Attorney General

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

2019

Current Leadership Positions
DAGA Executive Committee

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


Latest Minnesota Attorney General News & Insights

AG Ellison Sues Minnesota Nonprofit for Misuse of Federal Children’s Food Funding During Covid-19 Pandemic

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison filed a lawsuit against Minnesota nonprofit ThinkTechAct Foundation and three associated individuals for allegedly violating state nonprofit and charitable organization laws by defrauding a federal program meant to ensure distribution of food to children during the covid-19 pandemic. According to the complaint, ThinkTechAct was a shell nonprofit designed to take advantage…

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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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