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Nevada Attorney General

Current State AG
Aaron Ford (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2019

Current Leadership Positions
Co-Chair of DAGA Executive Committee; 2nd Vice Chair of AG Alliance (formerly CWAG)

Aaron Ford was elected Attorney General in 2018. He served in the Nevada State Senate from 2012-2018, and in 2015 was elected to serve as the State Senate’s Minority Leader for that legislative session. AG Ford began his career clerking for the Honorable Denise Page Hood of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit before entering private practice, practicing in...

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Aaron Ford was elected Attorney General in 2018. He served in the Nevada State Senate from 2012-2018, and in 2015 was elected to serve as the State Senate’s Minority Leader for that legislative session. AG Ford began his career clerking for the Honorable Denise Page Hood of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit before entering private practice, practicing in Texas and Nevada.

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The AG is an elected position in Nevada.

  • Next Election:November 8, 2022
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / 2 term maximum

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidate Filing Deadline
  2. Primary Election
  3. General Election
Aaron Ford (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Aaron Ford (D)

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Sigal Chattah (R)
Republican

Sigal Chattah (R)

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John T. Kennedy (L)
Independent

John T. Kennedy (L)

Aaron Ford (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Aaron Ford (D)

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Sigal Chattah (R)
Republican

Sigal Chattah (R)

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John T. Kennedy (L)
Independent

John T. Kennedy (L)

Latest Nevada Attorney General News & Insights

AG Election Roundup

South Carolina: Incumbent AG Alan Wilson has come out ahead in the state’s GOP primary, positioning him as the likely victor in the fall general election. Wilson, first elected in 2010, is currently in his third term in office. No Democrats have entered the race.

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Attorneys General Appointment and Election News

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum appointed former U.S. Attorney and Lieutenant Governor Drew Wrigley as AG following AG Wayne Stenehjem’s sudden passing in January 2022. AG Wrigley will serve out the remainder of the current term, which ends on December 31, 2022. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy nominated Matthew Platkin, his former chief counsel, to…

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Healthcare Provider Pays $2 Million to Settle Allegations of Performing Unnecessary Drug Tests

Nevada AG Aaron Ford and the U.S. DOJ reached a settlement with healthcare provider Lipshutz & Wills Medical Group, LLP d/b/a Monos Health (“Monos”) to resolve allegations that it improperly billed Medicaid, Medicare, and Tricare for unnecessary urine drug tests in violation of federal and state false claims laws.

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