Neronha set to formally announce run for RI AG


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Former Rhode Island U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha has scheduled a news conference for next Tuesday where he’s expected to announce he will run for attorney general.

According to a Board of Elections filing obtained by Eyewitness News, Neronha has filed to run for the office as a Democrat.

Neronha served eight years as the state’s top federal prosecutor before stepping down in March.

Other Democrats considering a run for attorney general include state Rep. Robert Craven and state Sen. Donna Nesselbush.

Incumbent Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is barred by term limits from running again.

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