Who Is the Attorney General of Louisiana?


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As of November 2015, the Attorney General of Louisiana is James D. Caldwell. Prior to Caldwell's election to the position of Attorney General, Caldwell served as District Attorney in Louisiana's sixth judicial district.

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Caldwell often goes by his nickname of Buddy. Caldwell is a native of Louisiana, and he played sports in high school. In the state of Louisiana, the citizens elect the Attorney General. Caldwell first won election to the Attorney General post in 2007. In 2011, he won re-election unopposed. Caldwell says that his governing philosophy is pro-business and that he aims to uphold the Second Amendment rights of the U.S. Constitution. Caldwell states that, in his free time, he enjoys singing and spending time with his wife and six children.

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