November 4, 2014
Statement on Leslie Rutledge’s Election as Attorney General of Arkansas
South Carolina Attorney General and Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman Alan Wilson issued the following statement on Leslie Rutledge’s victory in tonight’s General Election for Arkansas Attorney General:
“Congratulations to Leslie Rutledge on being elected Arkansas’ 56th Attorney General. Voters in Arkansas made history tonight; not only did they elect the first Republican attorney general in the state’s history, but they also elected the state’s first woman attorney general as well.”
Leslie will fight against Washington overreach and stand up for all Arkansans. I have all the confidence that Leslie will be a great Attorney General for the people of Arkansas.”
The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) is the only national organization whose mission is electing Republicans to the Office of Attorney General. RAGA concentrates on supporting our current attorneys general and recruiting outstanding candidates, providing them with research and financial support and assisting in message development. In doing so, RAGA is improving the talent base from which many future Governors and U.S. Senators will be drawn.