State Attorney General

The state attorney general represents state governments in legal actions and protects the public through criminal and civil litigation.

The closed primary election will be held on Sept. 13, 2018. The general election will be held on Nov 6, 2018.

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Candidates

Primary Election

Christopher B. Garvey

Reform

Candidates

General Election

Vincent J. Messina Jr.

Independent

MEDIA COVERAGE

An Interview with Reform Party Candidate Michael Diederich Jr.

Watch Reform Party candidate Michael Diederich Jr. talk about his run for New York Attorney General with host Ben Max of Gotham Gazette.

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Democratic Candidate Debate

Watch Democratic Attorney General candidates Sean Patrick Maloney, Leecia Eve, Tish James and Zephyr Teachout debate how they would address corruption in Albany, stand up to the Trump administration, criminal justice reform, investigating financial fraud, handling sexual harassment cases and more.

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An Interview with Reform Party Candidate Nancy Regula Sliwa

Reform candidate Nancy Regula talks how she would shape the role of Attorney General if elected, hosted by Amsterdam News' Elinor Tatum.

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