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Election Integrity

Paxton’s Elec­tion Fraud Unit Makes Arrest

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's Election Fraud Unit arrested and booked Monica Mendez into the Victoria County Jail on June 23, 2021.

June 25, 2021 | Press Release

Fifth Cir­cuit Rules: Local Offi­cials Respon­si­ble for Enforc­ing State Elec­tion Law

Attorney General Paxton’s team convinced the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a Texas Democratic Party lawsuit trying to reinstate “pop-up” voting, where Democrats opened temporary polling places to benefit their voters at the expense of all Texans.  

May 10, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton: Fifth Cir­cuit Issues Sanc­tions Against Perkins Coie

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ordered sanctions against Marc Elias and other attorneys at Perkins Coie.

March 12, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton: Fed­er­al Inter­fer­ence in State Elec­tion Law Vio­lates the Constitution

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a letter warning United States House and Senate leaders of Constitutional deficiencies within H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2021,

March 05, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues Bat­tle­ground States for Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al Changes to 2020 Elec­tion Laws

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a lawsuit against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the United States Supreme Court.

December 08, 2020 | Press Release

Law & Lib­er­ty: Elec­tion Integri­ty Roundtable

This episode of Law & Liberty features Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Special Litigation Division as they discuss rigorous court battles, voting victories, and crucial laws that ensured a safer 2020 General Election for all Texans.

November 24, 2020 | Podcast

AG Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Coali­tion Urg­ing SCO­TUS to Ensure Secu­ri­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia Vot­ing Process

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of 10 state attorneys general in an amicus brief urging the United States Supreme Court to grant writ of certiorari and reverse a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court allowing mail-in ballots to be received three days after Election Day, even without postmarks.

November 10, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton: Poll Watch­ers Must Be Per­mit­ted to Observe Bal­lot Counting

Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a brief in the Texas Supreme Court arguing that under the Texas Election Code, county election officials must permit poll watchers to observe the counting of ballots.

November 08, 2020 | Press Release