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  • Attorney General

  • Re-Elected

Ken PaxtonLast Updated: November 9, 2022

Location

McKinney, Texas

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6
  • Spoke at Rally
  • Spread Disinformation Online

Office Elect

  • Attorney General of Texas

Current Office Held

  • Attorney General of Texas

Executive Summary

Texas AG Paxton was present at the Stop the Steal Rally on January 6, 2021 and spread disinformation about the 2020 election.

Office Elect

Attorney General of Texas

Term:

January 17, 2023 - January 16, 2029

Current Office Held

Attorney General of Texas

Term:

January 5, 2015 - January 17, 2023

Press Coverage

  • Lawyer who fed Trump 'nonsense' legal theories ahead of Jan. 6 dumped by firm's partners: report

    Published on August 16, 2021 Read at Salon
  • 57 GOP State And Local Officials Were At The Capitol Insurrection

    Published on February 13, 2021 Read at HuffPost
  • Ken Paxton is only state attorney general in the U.S. who didn’t sign letters condemning Capitol insurrection

    Published on January 13, 2021 Read at Texas Tribune
  • Republican AGs group sent robocalls urging march to the Capitol

    Published on January 9, 2021 Read at NBC News

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