Job descriptionHighest legal officer of the state of Texas. Term is four years.
Duties• Represents the state in litigation.
• Defends challenges to state laws, suits against state agencies, and suits against individual state employees.
• Serves as legal counsel to all boards and agencies of state government; issues legal opinions when requested by the Governor.
• Prosecutes violations of the law (usually at the request of a local prosecutor).
• Oversees collection of court-ordered child support and administers the Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund.
• Approves all public bond issues.

Annual salary$153,750

Who’s Running?

Ken Paxton (incumbent)
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Republican
Rochelle Mercedes Garza
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Democrat
Mark Ash
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Libertarian

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