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Oklahoma Attorney General

Current State AG
John O'Connor (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2021 (appointed)

John O’Connor is serving as the 19th Attorney General of Oklahoma. Governor Kevin Stitt appointed AG O’Connor to fill former Oklahoma AG Mike Hunter’s unexpired term ending January 9, 2023. Previously AG O’Connor was an attorney at Hall Estill, a Tulsa-based regional full-service law firm. He has 40 years’ legal experience, focusing on civil litigation including complex commercial and general civil litigation.
 

John O’Connor is serving as the 19th Attorney General of Oklahoma. Governor Kevin Stitt appointed AG O’Connor to fill former Oklahoma AG Mike Hunter’s unexpired term ending January 9, 2023. Previously AG O’Connor was an attorney at Hall Estill, a Tulsa-based regional full-service law firm. He has 40 years’ legal experience, focusing on civil litigation including complex commercial and general civil litigation.

 

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The AG is an elected position in Oklahoma.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / 2 term maximum

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  2. Primary Election
  3. General Election
Gentner Drummond (R) declared winner
Gentner Drummond (R)
Republican

Gentner Drummond (R)

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Lynda Steele (L)
Independent

Lynda Steele (L)

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Gentner Drummond (R) declared winner
Gentner Drummond (R)
Republican

Gentner Drummond (R)

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Lynda Steele (L)
Independent

Lynda Steele (L)

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Latest Oklahoma Attorney General News & Insights

AG Coalition Challenges Proposed Emissions Measure

Oklahoma AG John O’Connor and Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron led a coalition of Republican AGs in submitting two separate comment letters challenging the Federal Highway Administration’s proposed Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measure, which would require all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico to set targets to reduce tailpipe CO2 emissions to net zero by 2050.

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Election News Roundup - 6.30.2022

South Dakota – Following the impeachment of AG Jason Ravnsborg, Governor Kristi Noem has selected Pennington County State’s Attorney Mark Vargo as the next state AG. Vargo, who was the lead prosecutor in Ravnsborg’s impeachment trial, will serve until the AG election later this year, in which former AG Marty Jackley will serve as the…

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New Attorney General for Oklahoma

Governor Kevin Stitt appointed John O’Connor, an attorney in private practice, as Oklahoma AG to serve out the current term, which ends on January 9, 2023. As previously reported, former Oklahoma AG Mike Hunter resigned, stating that certain personal matters threatened to overshadow the work of the AG’s office.

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