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Attorney General of Wisconsin

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The Attorney General of Wisconsin is an elected position in the Wyoming state government. The attorney general is the hed of the state Department of Justice and the chief legal officer for the state. They provide legal advice and representation for all state agencies.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is J.B. Van Hollen. He was first elected in 2006 and assumed office on January 1, 2007.

Authority

Qualifications

Elections

According to Article 6 of the state constitution, the attorney general is elected every four years, in mid-term election years, to a four-year term. In Wisconsin, the attorney general is elected in 2010, 2014, and 2018.

Vacancies

Duties

Divisions of the office

The office of the attorney general is divided into five main divisions:

  • Legal services
  • Management services
  • Criminal investigation
  • Law enforcement services
  • Office of crime victim services

Compensation

In 2010, the Wisconsin Attorney General was paid an estimated $133,033 according to the Council of State Governments.[1]

Former officeholders

Contact Information

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See also

External links

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