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Mississippi Attorney General

Current State AG
Lynn Fitch (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2019

Lynn Fitch was elected as Mississippi’s first woman Attorney General in 2019. Previously, AG Fitch served two terms as State Treasurer from 2012 to 2020. Before that, she served as Executive Director of the Mississippi State Personnel Board, Executive Director at the Department of Employment Security, and Counsel for the state House of Representatives Ways and Means and Local and Private Legislation Committees. She began her legal career as a Special Assistant AG and was later in private practice as a bond...

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Lynn Fitch was elected as Mississippi’s first woman Attorney General in 2019. Previously, AG Fitch served two terms as State Treasurer from 2012 to 2020. Before that, she served as Executive Director of the Mississippi State Personnel Board, Executive Director at the Department of Employment Security, and Counsel for the state House of Representatives Ways and Means and Local and Private Legislation Committees. She began her legal career as a Special Assistant AG and was later in private practice as a bond lawyer.

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The AG is an elected position in Mississippi.

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


Latest Mississippi Attorney General News & Insights

28 AGs Call on GoFundMe for Changes in Terms of Service

New Mexico AG Hector Balderas, Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch, and Louisiana AG Jeff Landry led a coalition of 28 AGs that sent a letter calling on the online crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to make improvements in the clarity and disclosure of the site’s Terms of Service for consumers who use the platform. The AGs alleged that…

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Hello Mother, Hello Father: Bipartisan AG Coalition Calls on TikTok for Stronger Parental Controls, Content Moderation

North Carolina AG Josh Stein and Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch led a bipartisan coalition of 44 AGs in calling on popular social media applications TikTok and Snapchat to strengthen internal parental content controls and content moderation and urging the companies to collaborate with third party parental control applications that alert parents when their child has been exposed to potentially harmful messages.

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President Biden’s Minimum Wage Mandate Attacked by Three States

Texas AG Ken Paxton, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, and Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch, sued President Biden and the Department of Labor to block the imposition of a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors through an Executive Order that took effect on January 30. The Complaint seeks to enjoin both the minimum wage regulation and a…

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