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Pennsylvania Attorney General

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

2017

Josh Shapiro was elected Attorney General in 2016. Prior to becoming AG, he served as Chair of the Montgomery County Commission while also practicing in the Philadelphia office of Stradley, Ronon, Stevens, and Young. In 2015, AG Shapiro was appointed Chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 2004 to 2012, including serving as Deputy Speaker. He began his career on Capitol Hill as a member of several Congressional staffs, including...

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Josh Shapiro was elected Attorney General in 2016. Prior to becoming AG, he served as Chair of the Montgomery County Commission while also practicing in the Philadelphia office of Stradley, Ronon, Stevens, and Young. In 2015, AG Shapiro was appointed Chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 2004 to 2012, including serving as Deputy Speaker. He began his career on Capitol Hill as a member of several Congressional staffs, including those of U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Robert Torricelli and Congressmen Peter Deutsch and Joe Hoeffel.

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The AG is an elected position in Pennsylvania.

  • Next Election:November 5, 2024
  • Election Process:Incumbent
  • Term/Limit:4 years / 2 consecutive terms


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