South Carolina Attorney General

Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina’s 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, re-elected to a second term on November 4, 2014, re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018, and re-elected to a fourth term on November 8, 2022. Since being elected, Wilson has focused on keeping South Carolina’s families safe, defending their freedom, and protecting their futures.

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The South Carolina Attorney General serves as South Carolina’s Chief Prosecutor, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Securities Officer.

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Jul 12, 2024

Attorney General Alan Wilson announces Lexington man gets 10 years for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announces that a Lexington County jury found Michael Scott Valdario guilty on two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 1st degree and two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 2nd degree.

Jul 09, 2024

Attorney General Alan Wilson joins 26-state coalition supporting religious liberty before U.S. Supreme Court

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Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a coalition of 26 states that filed a brief Friday before the U.S. Supreme Court opposing the Hillsborough County Transit Authority’s no-religious-speech advertising policy.

Jul 05, 2024

Attorney General Alan Wilson files emergency application with U.S. Supreme Court to halt unconstitutional student loan repayment plan

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Today, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson filed an emergency application with the United States Supreme Court to halt the SAVE student loan repayment plan.

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