Charlie Baird's file:

Democrat from Texas

Charlie Baird, who was on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for nearly a decade, later served as a Travis County state district judge. He founded the criminal law section of an Austin law firm, according to the biography posted by his 2012 campaign for Travis County district attorney.

Recent statements involving Charlie Baird

"We've had the same leadership in the Travis County DA's office for 30 years."

Recent stories featuring Charlie Baird

PolitiFact checked more than 30 candidate claims before Texas party primaries:

We poked into more than 30 claims by, or about, candidates on the Texas party primary ballots, extending from remarks by U.S. Senate candidates through those by hopefuls for Travis County and Williamson County posts.

Reminders dead ahead.

Charlie Baird, Rosemary Lehmerg, the Truth-O-Meter:

Austin Democrats Rosemary Lehmberg and Charlie Baird aired sweeping -- but flawed -- claims.

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