ATTORNEY GENERAL

Requests for Opinions

RQ-0465-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable Anna Hord

Hockley County Attorney

802 Houston, Suite 106

Levelland, Texas 79336

Re: Whether an individual convicted of a felony in another state whose "rights of citizenship" have been restored by the other state is eligible to run for office in Texas under Election Code section 141.001 (RQ-0465-KP)

Briefs requested by July 29, 2022

For further information, please access the website at www.texasattorneygeneral.gov or call the Opinion Committee at (512) 463-2110.

TRD-202202531

Austin Kinghorn

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: July 6, 2022