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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

Texas, Missouri, Montana Announce Withdrawal from NAAG

Texas AG Ken Paxton’s office announced via the office’s official Twitter account that Texas, along with Missouri and Montana, have withdrawn from the National Association of Attorneys General. The AGs’ letter announcing the withdrawal, posted along with the tweet, cites the basis of the move as NAAG’s alleged “leftward shift over the past half decade…

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Attorneys General Challenge Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

A group of ten AGs, led by Missouri AG Eric Schmitt and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, sued the Biden administration over the legality and constitutionality of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule (“the Vaccine Mandate”). The complaint alleges that the Vaccine Mandate is an…

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