Current Office:Attorney General
Coakley is a registered Democrat. She was first elected Attorney General in the 2006 general election.
Prior to serving as Attorney General, she was District Attorney of Middlesex County.
She has said she wants to toughen the state’s laws on wiretapping, money laundering, and organized crime before casino gambling is approved.
Coakley ran for U.S. Senate in a special election in January 2010 to fill the late Sen. Ted Kennedy’s vacant Senate seat, but she lost to her Republican rival Scott Brown.
She is running unopposed in her bid for re-election.
The Attorney General is the chief lawyer and law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. As… more »