Ken Paxton’s criminal trial has been pending for nearly four years. Here’s a timeline of his legal drama.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton narrowly won reelection in November.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton narrowly won reelection in November.
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been under a legal cloud for years, awaiting trial on felony securities fraud charges. But since his criminal indictment in July 2015, Paxton has seen delay after delay in his case, including a side dispute over prosecutor pay that has derailed the prosecution for well over a year. With the charges dogging him, he narrowly won reelection in 2018.

Check out our timeline below of the case’s twists and turns. We’ll update it with new stories from The Texas Tribune and other outlets as the legal battle proceeds.

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