Pro-GOP group working to elect Republican state attorneys general breaks fundraising record

Initial ON FOX — The Republican Attorneys Typical Association (RAGA), a group that operates to elect and re-elect GOP condition attorneys basic, reports that it introduced in a lot more than $6 million in the next quarter of fundraising in 2022.

RAGA, which shared its April-June fundraising figures initial with FOX Organization on Wednesday, claims the $6.3 million haul throughout all entities is a file for next-quarter fundraising in the organization’s heritage.

“The Republican lawyers general broke one more fundraising file this quarter for the reason that they are our nation’s most effective team of elected officers at upholding the rule of regulation and defending the Constitution. About the previous 12 months, Republican attorneys general have correctly fought lockdowns, forced masking, and vaccine mandates, as effectively as radical immigration and border command insurance policies. They’ve also been on the frontlines of the battle over ESG ‘investing’ tactics and laws that have crippled American electrical power output,” RAGA Government Director Peter Bisbee emphasised in a assertion.

The group states that its fundraising was comparatively robust and constant in the course of the quarter and failed to encounter any jumps in the closing weeks, pursuing the seismic feeling from the Supreme Court’s conservative majority past month overturning the landmark half century previous Roe v. Wade ruling, which sent the combustible difficulty of legalized abortion back to the states, and the higher court’s transfer to strike down a New York condition regulation putting limitations on the carrying of hid weapons in community places.

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is chair of the Republican Attorneys General Association

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“In just the very last month, Republican AGs gained landmark Supreme Courtroom instances that reined in the authority of federal regulatory agencies and returned abortion policymaking to the states,” Bisbee extra.

RAGA’s second quarter haul is up from the nearly $5.9 million they elevated in the first a few months of this year and is much forward of the $5.39 they brought in during the next quarter of 2018, the final comparable time period in the course of a midterm election cycle. 


There are currently 28 states with a Republican legal professional common and 22 with a Democratic legal professional common. 

The legal professional typical is directly elected in 43 states, with governors in five states — Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, New Hampshire, and New Jersey — appointing the attorney general. The lawyer general is appointed by the condition Legislature in Maine and by the condition Supreme Court in Tennessee.