Eva Guzman, Former Texas Supreme Court Justice, to Primary Republican Incumbent Paxton for Attorney General


Republican Primary currently scheduled for March 2022 prior to the November 2022 General Election

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman, who earlier in the month resigned he seat on the state's highest court, formally launched her candidacy for Texas Attorney General Monday adding her name to the ballot along side Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, who's also announced his run to challenge embroiled GOP incumbent Ken Paxton (at right.)

Guzman had filed last week to become the latest challenger to Paxton, setting up a spirited 3-way primay in the statewide Republican Primary,

Guzman, a longtime judge who became the first Latina be elected to Texas’ Supreme Court in 2009. Guzman, spent more than a decade on the court prior to resigning earlier this month to prepare for the race.  

She becomes the second Republican to announce for Texas Attorney General, joining Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush in the 2022 Primary.

The Republican primary is scheduled to be held in March 2022 – although it could still possibly be delayed due to redistricting numbers and information being delayed from the Biden Census Department – and the General Election will follow in November 2022.

If elected, Guzman would be the 3rd Texas Supreme Court Justice to become Attorney General, following now-U.S. Senator John Cornyn and Governor Greg Abbott who were elected to the slot.
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