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2020 Attorney General Elections

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Open Seat
Incumbent Running
AG is Appointed
No AG election in 2020

State and Territory Attorney General 2020 Elections

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) offers nonpartisan 2020 election information about the races for attorney general in the states and territories. 

In addition to the elections, some attorneys general are appointed by the governor, chosen by the state legislature (Maine) or selected by the state Supreme Court (Tennessee). The map and the information chart below offers links to official state election websites, candidates and candidate campaign sites.

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Information as of August 17, 2020; Subject to change

Election Day: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020
State/ TerritoryPrimaryDemocratic Candidate(s)Republican Candidate(s)Notes
American Samoa

    The governor appoints the attorney general of American Samoa. Incumbent Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga is term-limited and cannot run again.
Indiana

June 13 (Democratic Convention)

June 20 (Republican Convention - Votes will be counted in July)

Maine

    Maine's attorney general is appointed by the state Legislature for a two-year term.
Missouri August 4 Incumbent Attorney General Eric Schmitt is running for election. He was appointed to the position in 2019 by Missouri Governor Mike Parson.
Montana June 2 Incumbent Attorney General Tim Fox is term limited and cannot run for re-election.
New Hampshire       The governor appoints the attorney general of New Hampshire. Incumbent Governor Chris Sununu is running for re-election.
North Carolina March 3 Incumbent Attorney General Josh Stein is running for re-election.
Oregon May 19 Incumbent Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is running for re-election.
Pennsylvania June 2 Incumbent Attorney General Josh Shapiro is running for re-election. 
Puerto Rico       The governor appoints the secretary of justice of Puerto Rico. There is a gubernatorial election this year.
Utah  June 30 Incumbent Attorney General Sean Reyes is running for re-election.
Vermont August 11 Incumbent Attorney General TJ Donovan is running for re-election.
Washington August 4 Incumbent Attorney General Bob Ferguson is running for re-election.
West Virginia June 9 Incumbent Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is running for re-election.

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