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Attorney General

of the State of Texas

Ken Paxton, Incumbent

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The attorney general is an executive office that serves as the chief legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for the state government and is empowered to prosecute violations of state law, represent the state in legal disputes, and issue legal advice to state agencies and the legislature. In most states, the attorney general has a substantial influence on a state's approach to law enforcement. (source Ballotpedia)

JOB STATUS

Incumbent Republican Candidate for Texas Attorney General:  Ken Paxton

First elected to this office in 2014


CAMPAIGN WEBSITE

PERFORMANCE HISTORY IN THE NEWS

Ken Paxton: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Criminal and Ethical Charges Against Paxton

Voter Suppression

  • Ken Paxton’s legal guidance on public access to ballots contradicts advice his office gave out just five days earlier Texas Tribune, August 26, 2022

  • Paxton legal opinion giving public immediate access to ballots jeopardizes election security and invites lawsuits, experts say. Texas Tribune, August 24, 2022

​​​Opposition to Abortion Rights

Opposition to LGBTQ

Politically Motivated Lawsuits Not in the Interest of the State of Texas

Continuing Findings Against the Foster Care System, Which is One of the Attorney General's Specified Responsibilities

Candidates are required by law to report donations and who the donors are.  This list can be very revealing as to who influences the candidates and how they may influence candidates to perform if elected.

paxton_edited.jpg

Attorney General

of the State of Texas

Ken Paxton, Incumbent

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The attorney general is an executive office that serves as the chief legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for the state government and is empowered to prosecute violations of state law, represent the state in legal disputes, and issue legal advice to state agencies and the legislature. In most states, the attorney general has a substantial influence on a state's approach to law enforcement. (source Ballotpedia)

JOB STATUS

Incumbent Republican Candidate for Texas Attorney General:  Ken Paxton

First elected to this office in 2014


CAMPAIGN WEBSITE

PERFORMANCE HISTORY IN THE NEWS

Ken Paxton: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Criminal and Ethical Charges Against Paxton

Voter Suppression

  • Ken Paxton’s legal guidance on public access to ballots contradicts advice his office gave out just five days earlier Texas Tribune, August 26, 2022

  • Paxton legal opinion giving public immediate access to ballots jeopardizes election security and invites lawsuits, experts say. Texas Tribune, August 24, 2022

​​​Opposition to Abortion Rights

Opposition to LGBTQ

Politically Motivated Lawsuits Not in the Interest of the State of Texas

Continuing Findings Against the Foster Care System, Which is One of the Attorney General's Specified Responsibilities

Candidates are required by law to report donations and who the donors are.  This list can be very revealing as to who influences the candidates and how they may influence candidates to perform if elected.