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Election Integrity

AG Pax­ton: Fifth Cir­cuit Grants Stay Pro­tect­ing Elec­tion Fraud Pre­ven­tion Measures

Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for granting a stay that preserves critical anti-fraud provisions in the Texas Election Code.

October 19, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton: Fifth Cir­cuit Grants Stay Halt­ing Dis­trict Court Order, Secures Bal­lot Hand-Deliv­ery Locations

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay, blocking a district court order that purported to override Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation regarding mail-in ballot drop-off locations

October 13, 2020 | Press Release

ICY­MI: AG Pax­ton Files Brief at SCOTX Defend­ing Texas Elec­tion Law on Mail-In Ballots

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a brief with the Texas Supreme Court on Monday, September 28, defending Texas election law against Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins’ unlawful plan to send out over two million unsolicited mail-in ballot applications.

October 01, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton: Fifth Cir­cuit Halts Dis­trict Court’s Unlaw­ful Order Requir­ing Straight-Tick­et Voting

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave a statement after the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit stayed a district court’s order that required straight-ticket voting in Texas, contrary to Texas law.

September 30, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Announces Joint Pros­e­cu­tion of Gregg Coun­ty Orga­nized Elec­tion Fraud in Mail-In Bal­lot­ing Scheme

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that authorities arrested Gregg County Commissioner Shannon Brown, Marlena Jackson, Charlie Burns, and DeWayne Ward on charges in connection with an organized vote harvesting scheme during the 2018 Democratic primary election.

September 24, 2020 | Press Release