Eva Guzman, Former Texas Supreme Court Justice, Joins GOP Primary Challenge Against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Eva Guzman, Former Texas Supreme Court Justice, Joins GOP Primary Challenge Against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

The attorney general’s race has already drawn the most action of any statewide contest on the ballot next year. In addition to the high-profile Republican primary, Joe Jaworski, a Galveston lawyer and former mayor of the city, is campaigning against Paxton on the Democratic side. Lee Merrit, the nationally recognized civil rights attorney from North Texas, has said he is running for the job but has not shared his partisan affiliation yet.

 

This article was written by PATRICK SVITEK of The Texas Tribune.  The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them – about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  This article originally appeared at: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/06/09/eva-guzman-texas-supreme-court/