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Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was elected Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) chairman by his Republican attorneys general colleagues at a meeting over the weekend, according to a press release. 

Marshall's one-year term as chairman begins immediately.

“It is an honor to serve as chairman of the most consequential group of elected officials in our nation at this time," Marshall said in a statement. "The legal work led by Republican attorneys general continues to be our nation’s last line of defense in the Biden Administration’s crusade against the Constitution and, most especially, conservative states. There is a reason that 28 of our country’s state attorneys general are Republican—we have been the steady defenders of public safety, first liberties, and self-governance. And rest assured, we have no plans of backing down.”

Marshall was sworn in as the 48th Attorney General of the state of Alabama in February 2017. Marshall received his undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his legal education at the University of Alabama School of Law, graduating from both with academic honors. Prior to taking office as Attorney General, Marshall was the District Attorney for Marshall County, a post he held for 16 years.

Marshall won reelection for another term with 68% of the vote last week.

“Attorney General Marshall has been a consistent advocate for the Constitution and rule of law, aggressively leading some of our nation’s greatest legal challenges against the Biden Administration in recent years,” said RAGA executive director Peter Bisbee. “We’re grateful to have AG Marshall’s steadfast and principled leadership helming RAGA during this critical time when progressives in Washington, D.C. are waging an all-out assault on our system of government and way of life.”

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