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Attorney General Carr Elected Vice Chairman of Republican Attorneys General Association

November 20, 2019

ATLANTA — The Republican Attorneys General Association this week announced Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr’s election to the position of Vice Chairman for the 2020 campaign cycle to help increase the number of Republican attorneys general defending the U.S. Constitution.

Since becoming Attorney General in 2016, Carr has quickly risen in the leadership ranks of the Republican Attorneys General Association. He will now help lead the Republican Attorneys General Association’s (RAGA) efforts in 10 states that will hold attorney general races in 2020. Carr and the leadership team will focus on defending five incumbent races and expanding the Republican majority in state offices of Attorney General.

In the 2019 election cycle, Republicans took a majority of Attorneys General offices in the country. The historic sweep resulted in the election of the first African American Attorney General in Kentucky history, Daniel Cameron. In Mississippi, voters elected Lynn Fitch, the first woman Attorney General in history and the first Republican since 1878.

“The historic victories we secured this year reinforce that voters are energized by the work of conservative attorneys general,” said RAGA Vice Chairman, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr. Across the United States, voters are consistently supporting attorneys general who will fight to preserve the rule of law and work every single day to ensure our communities are safer places to live, work and raise a family. I look forward to standing with Jeff and the rest of our colleagues as we strengthen our Republican majority in 2020 and carry out this mission for those we serve.”

“RAGA is in an excellent position going into 2020 to help defend five incumbent Republican attorneys general and expand its majority,” said RAGA Executive Director Adam Piper. This year, we made history by electing Kentucky’s first African American AG and first Republican since 1948, Mississippi’s first female AG and Republican in nearly 150 years, and securing a massive 33-point re-election victory in Louisiana. As ‘Freedom’s Frontline,’ Republican attorneys general better preserve, promote, and protect the rule of law and keep Americans safe.”

2019-2020 Executive Committee:

Chairman Jeff Landry, Louisiana
Vice Chairman Chris Carr, Georgia
Attorney General Ken Paxton, Texas (Immediate past Chairman, 2018-2019)
Attorney General Curtis Hill, Indiana
Attorney General Steve Marshall, Alabama
Attorney General Doug Peterson, Nebraska
Attorney General Sean Reyes, Utah
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas (past Chairman, 2017-2018)
Attorney General Eric Schmitt, Missouri

The Republican Attorneys General Association is the only national organization whose mission is electing Republicans to the Office of State Attorney General.

About Attorney General Chris Carr

As Georgia’s Attorney General, Chris Carr is applying his results-oriented style of public policy as head of the Georgia Department of Law. Carr’s highest priority is protecting the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution and laws of the state of Georgia and the interests of the people of Georgia.

Carr has prioritized the goals of the office to achieve the most effective department possible for Georgia’s citizens. His work to eradicate human trafficking, fight federal overreach, combat opioid abuse, prosecute criminal gang activities, protect older and at-risk adults and keep government open and transparent is generating real results.

Carr’s full bio can be found online at www.carr2018.com/bio.

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