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Dave Yost, Attorney General for Ohio

Dave Yost became Ohio’s 51st Attorney General on January 14, 2019, bringing to the office his extensive experience rooting out fraud, holding the corrupt accountable, and reforming government.

After working as a  Columbus Citizen Journal reporter, he began his public service career as Delaware County’s Auditor and Prosecutor. As Prosecutor, he won the first-ever capital case in Delaware County and took down the largest drug ring in the county’s history.

As Attorney General, Yost pursues his mission of protecting Ohio’s citizens while aggressively fighting corruption across the state. Battling the state’s opioid epidemic will be a major focus for his administration.

Yost earned his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and law degree from Capital University.

Dave Yost
Attorney General for Ohio

Robyn Minter Smyers
President, Board of Directors, The City Club of Cleveland  

Natalia Garcia is a digital producer for the education team at Ideastream Public Media.