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North Carolina Attorney General

Current State AG
Josh Stein (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2017

Current Leadership Positions
NAAG Immediate Past President

Josh Stein was elected Attorney General in 2016 and again in 2020.  Before that, he served in the North Carolina Senate for two terms, where he focused on public education, clean energy and public safety. From 2001 to 2008 he was Senior Deputy AG for Consumer Protection. AG Stein also worked as a campaign manager and deputy chief of staff for U.S. Senator John Edwards from 1997 to 2000. AG Stein began his legal career serving as a legal counsel in the U.S. Senate.

Josh Stein was elected Attorney General in 2016 and again in 2020.  Before that, he served in the North Carolina Senate for two terms, where he focused on public education, clean energy and public safety. From 2001 to 2008 he was Senior Deputy AG for Consumer Protection. AG Stein also worked as a campaign manager and deputy chief of staff for U.S. Senator John Edwards from 1997 to 2000. AG Stein began his legal career serving as a legal counsel in the U.S. Senate.

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The AG is an elected position in North Carolina.

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


Latest North Carolina Attorney General News & Insights

AG Josh Stein Throws Hat into North Carolina Gubernatorial Race

North Carolina AG Josh Stein launched his campaign for governor in November 2024. Stein is seeking to succeed Democratic governor Roy Cooper (himself a former AG), who is term-limited from seeking reelection. As we previously reported, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry and Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron also are running for governor of their respective states in…

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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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51 Attorneys General Urge FCC to Implement Stronger Barriers Against Robocallers

The National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) sent a comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) in support of its efforts to reduce illegal robocallers’ access to legitimate phone numbers to make unending robocalls and scam people out of money.

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