Attorney General of Virginia

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The Attorney General of Virginia is a publicly elected executive official in the state government of Virginia. 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.

The current officeholder is Ken Cuccinelli.

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]

Electoral history


  • 2009 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary
    • Ken Cuccinelli ran unopposed
2009 Race for Attorney General - General Election [2]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Ken Cuccinelli (R) 57.5%
Stephen C. Shannon (D) 42.4%
Write Ins 0.1%
Total votes 1,954,427

Contact information

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

Phone: 804-786-2071

See also

External links


  1. [Contacted VA Board of Elections on January 26, 2010 to confirm this information]
  2. Virginia State Board of Elections - 2009 General Election Results