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  • Former Attorney General

Ken PaxtonLast Updated: June 2, 2023


McKinney, Texas

Insurrection Related Information

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

Previous Office(s) 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.

Previous Office(s) Held

Former Attorney General of Texas


January 17, 2023 - May 27, 2023

Former Attorney General of Texas


January 5, 2015 - January 17, 2023

Press Coverage

  • Texas AG Ken Paxton impeached, suspended from duties; will face Senate trial

    Published on May 27, 2023 Read at Texas Tribune
  • Where Republican election deniers are on the ballot near you

    Published on October 6, 2022 Read at Washington Post
  • 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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