Attorney General State Executive Office
Elections: 1857-present. Elections for Attorney General were held for two-year terms in odd-numbered years beginning in 1857. A constitutional amendment was passed in 1883 requiring state elections to be held in even-numbered years beginning in 1886 with the winner for Attorney General in 1883 serving a three-year term. From 1886 through 1960, the term for Attorney General remained two years - increasing to four years in 1962. Primaries for Attorney General were first held in September 1912. There have never been term limits for this office.