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Texas Attorney General

Current State AG
Ken Paxton (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2015

Ken Paxton was elected Attorney General in 2014. AG Paxton previously was elected to the Texas House of Representatives from 2003-2013 and the Texas State Senate from 2013-2015. Previously, AG Paxton worked as an attorney in private practice and as in-house legal counsel with J.C. Penney.

Ken Paxton was elected Attorney General in 2014. AG Paxton previously was elected to the Texas House of Representatives from 2003-2013 and the Texas State Senate from 2013-2015. Previously, AG Paxton worked as an attorney in private practice and as in-house legal counsel with J.C. Penney.

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The AG is an elected position in Texas.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none

Election Timeline & Candidates

  1. Candidate Filing Deadline
  2. Primary Election
  3. Runoff Election
  4. General Election
Rochelle Garza (D)
Democrat

Rochelle Garza (D)

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Ken Paxton (R) declared winner
Ken Paxton (R)
Republican
Incumbent

Ken Paxton (R)

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Mark Ash (L)
Independent

Mark Ash (L)

Rochelle Garza (D)
Democrat

Rochelle Garza (D)

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Ken Paxton (R) declared winner
Ken Paxton (R)
Republican
Incumbent

Ken Paxton (R)

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Mark Ash (L)
Independent

Mark Ash (L)

Latest Texas Attorney General News & Insights

Texas AG Paxton Sues Google For Unauthorized Biometric Data Capture

Texas AG Ken Paxton has sued technology giant Google over allegations that several of the company’s products—including Google Assistant, Google Photos, and Nest Hub Max—capture and utilize biometric information without users’ knowledge or consent in violation of the Texas Capture or Use of Biometric Identifier Act.

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Texas AG Paxton Joins Multistate Investigation of S&P Global’s ESG Ratings

Texas AG Ken Paxton issued a Civil Investigative Demand under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act to S&P Global, Inc., a credit rating agency, seeking documents and information regarding S&P’s use of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings in its credit ratings analysis. According to the AG’s office, the CID is part of Texas’…

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