Four-year term. Must be at least 18 years old, a
citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas for at least 12 months.
Among duties: lawyer for the state; defends the laws and Constitution of the
state; represents the state in litigation; approves public bond issues; enforces
health, safety and consumer regulations; collects court-ordered child support;
administers Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund. Current annual salary:
GREG ABBOTT (R): - No reply received BARBARA ANN RADNOFSKY (D): Wife, mother, teacher, mediator. Lawyer for 30 years. I’ve represented people and businesses of every kind. Head of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Vinson & Elkins (retired 2006). Listing “Best Lawyers in America” for the past 17 years. Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas 1988. JON ROLAND (L): Founder and president of the Constitution Society, and webmaster of its web site. Editor of the most important works, online there, on constitutional history, law, and government. Author of several peer-reviewed and other articles on constitutional issues. Intervenor in several court cases, and co-author of Supreme Court amicus briefs.