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Missouri Attorney General

Current State AG
Eric Schmitt (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2019 (appointed)

Current Leadership Positions
RAGA Executive Committee

Eric Schmitt, a sixth generation Missourian, was appointed to succeed former AG Josh Hawley, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2018. AG Schmitt was reelected in 2020. Prior to his appointment, AG Schmitt served as Missouri State Treasurer from 2017-2019. He was a member of the Missouri Senate from 2009-2017 and also served as an Alderman for the City of Glendale, Missouri. AG Schmitt is running for U.S. Senate in 2022.

Eric Schmitt, a sixth generation Missourian, was appointed to succeed former AG Josh Hawley, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2018. AG Schmitt was reelected in 2020. Prior to his appointment, AG Schmitt served as Missouri State Treasurer from 2017-2019. He was a member of the Missouri Senate from 2009-2017 and also served as an Alderman for the City of Glendale, Missouri. AG Schmitt is running for U.S. Senate in 2022.

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The AG is an elected position in Missouri.

  • Next Election:November 5, 2024
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest Missouri Attorney General News & Insights

Missouri AG Schmitt Sues Residential Solar Power Company for Alleged Misrepresentations, Shoddy Installations

Missouri AG Eric Schmitt sued residential solar energy company Power Home Solar, LLC over allegations that Power Home used false promises, misrepresentation, and omissions, among other things, in the marketing, sales, installation, and service of its residential solar power systems in violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

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AGs File Suit Over Student Debt Cancellation

Missouri AG Eric Schmitt led AGs from Nebraska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, and South Carolina in suing President Biden, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, and the United States Department of Education alleging that the Biden Administration’s student loan cancellation program, announced on August 24, 2022, is illegal. With student loan balances set to be canceled in the near future, the complaint requests immediate injunctive and declaratory relief.

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