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Wisconsin Attorney General

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

2019

Before being elected in 2018 as the 45th Wisconsin Attorney General, Josh Kaul practiced at Perkins Coie LLP, specializing in voting rights and election-related litigation. Prior to that, AG Kaul worked for the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, where he prosecuted individuals accused of crimes including murder, gang-related activity and drug trafficking.  From 2007-2010, AG Kaul was an associate at Jenner & Block LLP, and after graduating he clerked for Chief...

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Before being elected in 2018 as the 45th Wisconsin Attorney General, Josh Kaul practiced at Perkins Coie LLP, specializing in voting rights and election-related litigation. Prior to that, AG Kaul worked for the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, where he prosecuted individuals accused of crimes including murder, gang-related activity and drug trafficking.  From 2007-2010, AG Kaul was an associate at Jenner & Block LLP, and after graduating he clerked for Chief Judge Michael Boudin of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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The AG is an elected position in Wisconsin.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidate Filing Deadline
  2. Primary Election
  3. General Election
Josh Kaul (D) declared winner
Josh Kaul (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Josh Kaul (D)

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Eric Toney (R)
Republican

Eric Toney (R)

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Josh Kaul (D) declared winner
Josh Kaul (D)
Democrat
Incumbent

Josh Kaul (D)

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Eric Toney (R)
Republican

Eric Toney (R)

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Latest Wisconsin Attorney General News & Insights

Wisconsin AG and FTC Team Up to Bring Suit over Alleged $90 Million Timeshare Exit Scam

Wisconsin AG Josh Kaul and the FTC filed a lawsuit against Consumer Law Protection, LLC and its affiliated entities and owners (collectively, “Consumer Law Protection”) for allegedly violating the state’s consumer protection laws, the FTC Act, and the Cooling-Off Rule by operating a fraudulent timeshare exit scheme that targeted senior citizens. According to the complaint,…

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Election News Roundup – 8.11.2022

Tennessee: Jonathan Skrmetti, a Republican, has been selected by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve an eight-year term as the 28th Tennessee Attorney General and Reporter. Prior to becoming Governor Bill Lee’s chief legal counsel in December 2021, Skrmetti served as chief deputy attorney general. AG Skrmetti replaces AG Herbert Slatery, who announced in May that he would not seek a second term.

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Wisconsin Settles with Frontier Over Slow Internet Speeds

Wisconsin AG Josh Kaul and the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reached a settlement with internet service provider Frontier Communications Corporation and related entities (collectively, “Frontier”) to resolve allegations that Frontier violated the state’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Unfair Billing Law, Unfair Trade Practices Law, and Telecommunications Law by misrepresenting internet speeds and failing to deliver promised high-speed internet to Wisconsin customers.

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