In Oregon, the Attorney General is chosen by voters and serves for four-year terms with no term limit. AG Rosenblum was first appointed in 2012 and won re-election in 2016. She is up for re-election in November 2020.
What you should know about AG Ellen Rosenblum:
AG Ellen Rosenblum is a part of the multistate coalition of 21 Democratic AGs fighting to defend the Affordable Care Act against an effort to overturn the law. If successful, this lawsuit would preserve health care protections for millions across the country.
AG Ellen Rosenblum led a coalition of Democratic AGs in suing the Trump administration over its nationwide “gag” rule—a rule preventing medical providers from informing patients how to safely and legally access abortion. AG Rosenblum’s lawsuit would have preserved critical Title X funding for Planned Parenthood and other family planning services.
AG Ellen Rosenblum spearheaded the Oregon Hate Crimes Task Force, which led to the Oregon legislature allocating more resources to combat bias incidents and hate crimes throughout the state.
AG Ellen Rosenblum is currently serving as DAGA’s Co-Chair along with Massachusetts AG Maura Healey marking the first time two women have led the committee.