The 2022 Ohio Attorney General election will take place on November 8, 2022, to elect the Attorney General of the state of Ohio. The election will coincide with various other federal and state elections, including for Governor of Ohio. Primary elections were held on May 3.

Incumbent Republican attorney general Dave Yost is running for re-election to a second term. He was first elected in 2018, defeating Democratic attorney Steve Dettelbach with 52.2% of the vote.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Endorsements

Dave Yost
U.S. Executive Branch officials
Organizations

Results

Republican primary results[4]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Dave Yost (incumbent) 870,124 100.00
Total votes870,124 100.00

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Endorsements

Results

Democratic primary results[4]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Jeffrey Crossman 433,014 100.00
Total votes433,014 100.00

General election

Predictions

SourceRankingAs of
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[8]Safe RJanuary 12, 2022

Endorsements

Dave Yost (R)
U.S. Executive Branch officials
Organizations

Results

2022 Ohio Attorney General election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
RepublicanDave Yost (incumbent)
DemocraticJeffrey Crossman
Total votes

References

  1. ^ Richardson, Seth A. (February 1, 2021). “Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announces he will run for re-election instead of U.S. Senate”. The Plain Dealer. Retrieved December 19, 2021.
  2. ^ a b “Endorsement of Attorney General Dave Yost”. www.donaldjtrump.com. April 29, 2022. Retrieved May 3, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Pelzer, Jeremy (February 18, 2022). “Ohio Republican Party endorses Gov. Mike DeWine in GOP primary”. The Plain Dealer. Retrieved February 18, 2022.
  4. ^ a b “Election Night Reporting”. Ohio Secretary of State. Ohio Decides. Retrieved May 17, 2022.
  5. ^ Tobias, Andrew J. (December 16, 2021). “Parma state Rep. Jeff Crossman announces run for Ohio attorney general”. The Plain Dealer. Retrieved December 19, 2021.
  6. ^ a b “Ohio Democratic Party Executive Committee Votes to Endorse Candidates in Statewide Races”. Ohio Democratic Party. Columbus, Ohio. March 16, 2022. Retrieved May 17, 2022.
  7. ^ a b “Young Democrats make endorsement in Portage, statewide races”. March 19, 2022. Retrieved May 17, 2022.
  8. ^ “The Battles for Attorney General”. Sabato’s Crystal Ball. Retrieved January 16, 2022.
  9. ^ “The Conservative Political Action Coalition (CPAC) announced its endorsement of Dave Yost for Ohio Attorney General”. American Conservative Union. Retrieved July 7, 2022.

External links

Official campaign websites