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Texas 2022 Elections

Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt, a Democrat, launches campaign against Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton

Merritt officially began his Democratic campaign Tuesday with an emphasis on the voting rights battle that caused state House Democrats to leave Texas a day earlier.

Lee Merritt, attorney for the Merritt Law Firm in Philadelphia, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to examine issues involving race and policing practices in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, in Washington D.C., June 16, 2020.

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Politics 2022 elections Attorney General's Office Eva Guzman George P. Bush Ken Paxton