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.
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
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.
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.
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.