Job descriptionHighest legal officer of the state of Texas. Term is four years.
Duties• Represents the state in litigation.
• Defends challenges to state laws, suits against state agencies, and suits against individual state employees.
• Serves as legal counsel to all boards and agencies of state government; issues legal opinions when requested by the Governor.
• Prosecutes violations of the law (usually at the request of a local prosecutor).
• Oversees collection of court-ordered child support and administers the Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund.
• Approves all public bond issues.

Annual salary$153,750

Who’s Running?

Mike Fields
Website: https://www.mikefieldsforag.com
Email: mikefieldsforag@gmail.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelfieldsag
Democratic Primary
Joe Jaworski
Website: https://jaworskifortexas.com
Email: joe@jaworskifortexas.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jaworskifortexas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jaworskifortx
Democratic Primary
Rochelle Mercedes Garza
Website: https://www.rochellegarzafortexas.com
Email: info@garzafortx.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rochellemgarza
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RochelleMGarza
Democratic Primary
S. “Tbone” Raynor
Note: no information available; contact Texas Democratic Party, https://www.texasdemocrats.org
Democratic Primary
Lee Merritt
Website: https://www.leemerritt4texas.com
Email: info@leemerritt4texas.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MerrittforTexas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MerrittForTexas
Democratic Primary
Ken Paxton (incumbent)
Website: https://kenpaxton.com
Email: info@kenpaxton.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kenpaxtontx
Twitter: https://twitter.com/kenpaxtontx
Republican Primary
Eva Guzman
Website: https://evaguzman.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TexansForEvaGuzman/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EvaGuzmanForAG
Republican Primary
George P. Bush
Website: https://www.georgepbush.com
Email: teamp@georgepbush.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/georgepfortexas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/georgepbush
Republican Primary
Louie Gohmert
Website: https://gohmert.com
Email: info@gohmert.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouieGohmertTX
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LouieGohmertTX1
Republican Primary

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