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South Carolina Attorney General

Current State AG
Alan Wilson (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2011

Current Leadership Positions
RAGA Executive Committee, Chairman

Alan Wilson was elected Attorney General in 2010. Prior to his election, AG Wilson practiced law at the Columbia firm Willoughby & Hoefer, P.A. Before entering private practice, AG Wilson served as an Assistant AG in the South Carolina AG’s Office and was an Assistant Solicitor in Lexington County. He also is an officer in the JAG Corps of the South Carolina National Guard and served in Iraq. Early in his career, AG Wilson worked for the U.S...

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Alan Wilson was elected Attorney General in 2010. Prior to his election, AG Wilson practiced law at the Columbia firm Willoughby & Hoefer, P.A. Before entering private practice, AG Wilson served as an Assistant AG in the South Carolina AG’s Office and was an Assistant Solicitor in Lexington County. He also is an officer in the JAG Corps of the South Carolina National Guard and served in Iraq. Early in his career, AG Wilson worked for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

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The AG is an elected position in South Carolina.

  • Next Election:November 8, 2022
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidate Filing Deadline
  2. Primary Election
  3. General Election
Alan Wilson (R)
Republican
Incumbent

Alan Wilson (R)

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Alan Wilson (R)
Republican
Incumbent

Alan Wilson (R)

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Latest South Carolina 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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Recent AG Moves: New AG Takes Office in Alaska; New Leader Elected by RAGA

The Alaska legislature confirmed Mike Dunleavy’s nominee for Alaska AG, Treg Taylor, by a vote of 35-24. AG Taylor previously served as Deputy AG in charge of the civil division at the Alaska Department of Law, and has worked as in-house counsel to various Alaska businesses and as a commercial litigator at an Anchorage law…

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