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Virginia Attorney General

Current State AG
Jason Miyares (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2022

Jason Miyares was elected as attorney general in 2021. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2015 to 2021 while also working as a partner with the consulting firm Madison Strategies. Earlier in his career, AG Miyares was an assistant commonwealth’s attorney in Virginia Beach, and also worked as a campaign manager and adviser to former U.S. Congressman Scott Rigell (R-VA).

Jason Miyares was elected as attorney general in 2021. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2015 to 2021 while also working as a partner with the consulting firm Madison Strategies. Earlier in his career, AG Miyares was an assistant commonwealth’s attorney in Virginia Beach, and also worked as a campaign manager and adviser to former U.S. Congressman Scott Rigell (R-VA).

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The AG is elected in Virginia. AG Miyares was elected on November 2, 2021

  • Next Election:November 4, 2025
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


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2021 Election Results and Another 2022 Open Seat

The election for Virginia Attorney General was held on November 2, 2021. Delegate Jason Miyares (R) defeated two-term incumbent Mark Herring (D) by a margin of 50.7% to 49.3% to become the first Latino elected as Virginia’s AG. New York AG Letitia James (D) has officially announced her candidacy for governor creating an open seat…

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Expensive Pets: Scammer Sells Badly Behaved Puppies as Highly Trained Service Dogs

Virginia AG Mark Herring reached a settlement with service dog company Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers, Inc. and its owner (collectively “SDWR”) to resolve allegations that it misled consumers about the skills, training, and abilities of its purported service dogs, among other things, in violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act and the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions law.

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