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Attorney General of Virginia

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The Attorney General of Virginia is a publicly elected executive official in the Virginia state government. The attorney general provides legal advice and representation for all state agencies. Additionally, the attorney general provides written legal advice in the form of official opinions to members of the General Assembly and government officials.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Ken Cuccinelli. He was first elected in 2009, and in late 2012 announced he would run for Governor of Virginia in 2013.

Authority

Qualifications

Duties

Campaign finance

Main article: Campaign finance requirements for Virginia ballot measures

In Virginia, the State Attorney General is responsible for all disciplinary matters of the state's campaign finance laws. The first step in filing a complaint is to file with the Virginia Board of Elections. The Board of Elections refers all campaign finance complaints to the Virginia Attorney General for prosecution. [1]

Divisions

Compensation

Contact information

Virginia

Office of the Attorney General
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: 804-786-2071

See also

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References

  1. [Contacted VA Board of Elections on January 26, 2010 to confirm this information]