State Sen. Ken Paxton

District 8 (R-McKinney)

Personal Profile

Full Name: Ken Paxton
Age: 51
Race: White
Occupation: Attorney
Education: B.A., Baylor University; M.B.A., Baylor University; J.D., University of Virginia
Spouse: Angela
Church: Stonebriar Community Church

Financial Statements

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Candidacy

Attorney General

Election Info

Attorney General, 2014-05-27
Won with 63.61% of vote
Attorney General, 2014-03-04
Went to runoff with 44.44% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 62.32% of vote
2012 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2010 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2008 General Election
Won with 86.21% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2008 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2006 General Election
Won with 69.03% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2006 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2004 General Election
Won with 76.03% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2004 Republican Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2002 General Election
Won with 78.50% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2002 Republican Primary Runoff Election
Won with 63.33% of vote
Texas House District 70, 2002 Republican Primary Election
Went to runoff with 39.45% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: Texas Senate
District: 8
Party: Republican Party
Term Expiration: 2015
Term Length: 4 years
Committees
  • Transportation (Vice-Chair)
  • Education
  • Government Organization
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Jurisprudence
Staffers
Steve Roddy Chief of Staff
Kate Zaykowski Communications Director
Tom Smith Policy Analyst/Counsel
Danny Stockton Legislative Aide
Texas Senate District 8 Facts
District Map (pdf)
Population & Household Profile
Education & Employment Profile
Income & Housing Profile
County Report (pdf)
City & CDP Report (pdf)
School District Report (pdf)
Zip Code Report (pdf)
Precinct Report (pdf)

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]
Website: Senator Ken Paxton: District 8
Twitter: @SenKenPaxton
Facebook: Ken Paxton's Profile
Capitol Office
Room: E1.810
Address: P.O. Box 12068
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512-463-0108
District Office
Room: McKinney District Office
Address: 201 West Virginia Parkway
McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: 972-529-1600
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Twitter Feed

  • The fed gov's attempt to control TX elections threatens our state's rights & contradicts the recent #SCOTUS decision http://t.co/A1fbw8RCKB

    a year ago

  • Texas' next AG must have a proven conservative record. With the encouragement of many fellow Texans, next week I will announce future plans.

    a year ago

  • Visited Friday with the ladies from @TFRW. Thanks to Jody Rushton, Dot Adler, and many others for their servant leadership in the #txgop.

    a year ago

  • RT @TexGov: Protecting Life and Women’s Health | Historic HB2 is Signed Into Law: http://t.co/cL72lCGax3 #Stand4Life

    a year ago

  • #TXsenate taking up #HB2 pro-life bill right now! I'm proud to #Stand4Life of both the mother and child. Watch live: http://t.co/nBSKEcJ1bi

    a year ago

  • PHOTO: Great to introduce @RickSantorum at today's press conf #stand4life #txlege #tcot http://t.co/0Y9McPd6jL

    a year ago

  • RT @TXRightToLife: .@DavidHDewhurst press conference w/ @RickSantorum, @SenKenPaxton, & @TXRightToLife Dir Elizabeth Graham http://t.co/iDR…

    a year ago

  • Proud to have you here today! RT: @TeamSantorumTX: Thank you @SenKenPaxton for acknowledging @RickSantorum to @TXlege today! #stand4life

    a year ago

  • RT @SarahFloerke: "I may be in a wheelchair, but I #Stand4Life." -@GregAbbott_TX #txlege http://t.co/IZRa91U8jy

    a year ago

  • Events today create speculation about races. I'm honored to receive encouragement for AG. But today we thank Gov. Perry for his leadership.

    a year ago