Attorney General Mark Herring is running for re-election

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WRIC – RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday that he plans to run for re-election in 2017.

Herring made the announcement after he sent out a tweet earlier in the morning about "what's next" for him. He tweeted again shortly after revealing his re-election campaign.

Serving as Attorney General has been the highest honor of my career. I love practicing law, I love public policy, and, most of all, I love helping people. This job asks me to do all three every single day."

You can read Herring's full statement here.