WASHINGTON, D. C. – Following Hawaii Governor David Ige’s announcement that he appointed Clare Connors to serve as state Attorney General, the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) released the statement below from Executive Director Sean Rankin welcoming Clare Connors to the Democratic Attorneys General Association. Connors’ appointment is subject to senate confirmation. STATEMENT FROM SEAN RANKIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DEMOCRATIC ATTORNEYS GENERAL ASSOCIATION: “We look forward to working with Attorney General Clare Connors—and all our Democratic Attorneys General—to continue the fight to protect the rule of law and protect the people. Connors joins the most diverse group of Democratic AGs in history. Here at DAGA, we are committed to ensuring the People’s Lawyers reflect the people they serve. Attorney General Connors, welcome.” Through its aggressive recruitment for qualified candidates and the launch of the 1881 Initiative, DAGA assembled the most diverse class of attorney general candidates in history in 2018. For more on DAGA’s midterm success, check out the press release linked here. For more information on Attorney General Connors, check out Governor Ige’s full statement linked here.