The attorney general of Mississippi is the chief legal officer of the state and serves as the state’s lawyer. Only the attorney general can bring or defend a lawsuit on behalf of the state.

The Republican candidates for attorney general in 2019 is Lynn Fitch.

The Democratic candidate for attorney general is Jennifer Riley-Collins.

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Will Stribling

Will Stribling

A native of Vicksburg, Will was an editorial intern for Mississippi Today. During his internship, he was a senior studying print journalism and philosophy at the University of Mississippi.