Election 2022: Complete guide to Georgia’s attorney general race

Two Republicans and two Democrats are running in primaries for attorney general. From left, Republicans Chris Carr and John Gordon; Democrats Jen Jordan and Christian Wise Smith. Submitted photos.

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Two Republicans and two Democrats are running in primaries for attorney general. From left, Republicans Chris Carr and John Gordon; Democrats Jen Jordan and Christian Wise Smith. Submitted photos.

Republican Chris Carr is seeking a second full term as attorney general, after having been appointed by former Gov. Nathan Deal in 2016 and winning reelection in 2018.

The attorney general is tasked with being the legal adviser for the executive branch, providing opinions on issues facing Georgia, representing the state in court and prosecuting public corruption.

Carr won the GOP primary despite being targeted by Donald Trump as someone who was unwilling to help overturn the presidential results in Georgia.

Jen Jordan, a state senator, won the Democratic primary.

Libertarian candidate Martin Cowen will also be on the ballot in November.

Learn more about the candidates:

DEMOCRAT

Jen Jordan

REPUBLICAN

Chris Carr

LIBERTARIAN

Martin Cowen

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