A new television ad from attorney general candidate Dan Branch, R-Dallas, relies heavily on a local news anchor's story about his opponent, Ken Paxton, R-McKinney, being reprimanded by the State Securities Board for violating the Texas Securities Act.

In addition to running a 30-second clip of the news report, the ad prominently features text that reads, "Can Texans trust Ken Paxton?" 

Paxton finished ahead of Branch in the March primary election. They will face earch other in a runoff on May 27.