National civilian rights lawyer and activistic Lee Merritt is launching a run for the Office of Texas Attorney General.
In a property league astatine the steps of the Capitol Building successful Austin connected Tuesday, Merritt announced the authoritative motorboat of his run to unseat the existent Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
The property league was primitively scheduled to beryllium held successful Dallas.
According to Merritt, the run volition absorption connected ensuring elector extortion and law compliance crossed Texas.
"Texas Republicans person launched an all-out battle connected elector rights and civilian liberties," Merritt said. "General Paxton, Governor Abbott and the Republican dominated Texas legislature are blatantly attempting to crook backmost advancement successful the Lone Star State utilizing the acquainted tactics of elector suppression, divisive rhetoric and firm money. This run is simply a effect from the radical of Texas. We are warring for an enforcement subdivision successful Texas that serves the needs of each its citizens and not conscionable the elite. It's our turn."
The run volition besides absorption connected fixing Texas' powerfulness grid, reigning successful spot taxes, ending wide incarceration, and challenging gubernatorial overreach, Merritt said.
The Merritt Campaign said it volition soon volition rotation retired a database of some nationalist and section endorsements.