Leslie Rutledge has served as attorney general of Arkansas since 2015 as the first woman and first Republican in state history to be elected to the office. She is also the first Constitutional officer in the history of Arkansas to give birth while holding office. Rutledge currently serves as Chair of the Republican Attorneys General Association, Vice Chair of the National Association of Attorneys General-Southern Region and Co-Chair of the Agriculture Committee. In addition to having worked as a prosecutor, she also served as legal counsel for Governor Mike Huckabee, Huckabee for President 2008, the National Republican Congressional Campaign Committee and the Republican National Committee before founding and practicing at The Rutledge Firm, PLLC. She and her husband Boyce welcomed their first child this July and live in Pulaski County and farm in Crittenden County, Arkansas.
Candidate Website: http://www.leslierutledge.com/
Press Release: Nat’l Pro-life Group Endorses Leslie Rutledge for Attorney General (8/9/18)