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DescriptionVacancy Rules: Governor appoints a replacement. If vacancy occurs in an even year on or before the 62nd day before the primary, remainder of term is filled at next regular general election. If vacancy occurs after 62nd day before the primary in an even year, or in an odd year, special election is held on the first uniform election date occurring on or after the 36th day the election is ordered.

RACES [Show Primaries]
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Date Type Results
Nov 06, 2018 General Election
 Ted Cruz(I)
4,260,553
50.89%
 Beto O'Rourke
4,045,632
48.33%
 Neal Dikeman
65,470
0.78%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Ted Cruz
4,440,137
56.46%
 Paul Sadler
3,194,927
40.62%
 John Jay Myers
162,354
2.06%
 David Collins
67,404
0.86%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Kay Bailey Hutchison(I)
2,661,789
61.69%
 Barbara Ann Radnofsky
1,555,202
36.04%
 Scott Jameson
97,672
2.26%
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 Kay Bailey Hutchison(I)
4,082,091
65.04%
 Gene Kelly
2,030,315
32.35%
 Douglas S. Sandage
91,448
1.46%
 Mary J. Ruwart
72,798
1.16%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 Kay Bailey Hutchison(I)
2,604,218
60.71%
 Richard W. Fisher
1,649,615
38.45%
 Pierre Blondeau
36,107
0.84%
Jun 05, 1993 Special Election
 Kay Bailey Hutchison
1,188,716
67.34%
 Robert C. Krueger(I)
576,538
32.66%
May 01, 1993 Special Election Primary
 Kay Bailey Hutchison
593,338
29.00%
 Robert C. Krueger(I)
593,239
29.00%
 Joe L. Barton
284,135
13.89%
 Jack Fields
277,560
13.57%
 Richard W. Fisher
165,564
8.09%
 Jose Angel Gutierrez
52,103
2.55%
 Stephen Hopkins
14,753
0.72%
  Gene Kelly
11,331
0.55%
 C. "Sonny" Payne
6,782
0.33%
 Don Richardson
6,209
0.30%
 Rick Draheim
5,677
0.28%
 Clymer Wright
5,111
0.25%
 Herbert John Spiro
4,459
0.22%
  Charles Ben Howell
3,866
0.19%
 Roger Henson
3,092
0.15%
 Chuck Sibley
2,406
0.12%
 Rose "Jackie" Floyd
2,301
0.11%
 Thomas D. Spink
2,281
0.11%
 Lottie Bolling Hancock
2,242
0.11%
  Lou Zaeske
2,191
0.11%
 Billy Brown
2,187
0.11%
 James Vallaster
2,124
0.10%
 Louis C. Davis
1,548
0.08%
 Maco Stewart
1,260
0.06%
Jan 21, 1993 Appointment
 Robert C. Krueger
1
100.00%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr.(I)
3,149,806
59.17%
 Beau Boulter
2,129,228
40.00%
 Jeff Daiell
43,989
0.83%
 James "Jim" Wright (W)
344
0.01%
 Earl Divoky (W)
88
0.00%
 Lawrence Andrew Sims (W)
77
0.00%
 Al Budka (W)
74
0.00%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr.(I)
1,818,223
58.59%
 James Collins
1,256,759
40.50%
 John E. Ford
23,494
0.76%
 Lineaus Hooper Lorette
4,564
0.15%
  Others (W)
127
0.00%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr.(I)
2,199,956
56.78%
 Alan Steelman
1,636,370
42.24%
 Pedro Vasquez
20,549
0.53%
 Marjorie P. Gallion
17,355
0.45%
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr.
1,194,069
53.51%
 George H. W. Bush
1,035,794
46.41%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Ralph W. Yarborough(I)
1,463,958
56.22%
 George H. W. Bush
1,134,337
43.56%
 Jack Carswell
5,542
0.21%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Ralph W. Yarborough(I)
587,030
74.58%
 Roy Whittenburg
185,926
23.62%
 Bard A. Logan
14,172
1.80%
  Others (W)
0
0.00%
Apr 02, 1957 Special Election
 Ralph W. Yarborough
364,605
38.09%
 Martin Dies, Jr.
290,803
30.38%
 Thad Hutcheson
219,591
22.94%
 Searcy Bracewell
33,384
3.49%
 James P. Hart
19,739
2.06%
 John C. White
11,876
1.24%
 Ralph W. Hammonds
2,372
0.25%
  Elmer Adams
2,228
0.23%
 M. T. Banks
2,153
0.22%
 Frank G. Cortez
1,350
0.14%
 Charles W. Hill
1,025
0.11%
 Jacob Bergolofsky
890
0.09%
 J. Cal Courtney
879
0.09%
  Hugh Wilson
851
0.09%
 J. Perrin Willis
817
0.09%
 Charles O. Foerster, Jr.
776
0.08%
 Curtis Ford
767
0.08%
 R. Waire Currin
646
0.07%
 John C. Burns
600
0.06%
  H. J. Antoine
576
0.06%
 H. Frank Connally
514
0.05%
 Walter S. McNutt
500
0.05%
 Clyde R. Orms
356
0.04%
Jan 15, 1957 Appointment
 William A. Blakley
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 M. Price Daniel
1,895,192
100.00%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Thomas T. "Tom" Connally(I)
336,931
88.51%
 Murray C. Sells
43,750
11.49%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 Thomas T. "Tom" Connally(I)
978,095
94.24%
 George I. Shannon
59,340
5.72%
 Homer Brooks
408
0.04%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 Thomas T. "Tom" Connally(I)
439,375
96.69%
 U. S. Goen
12,895
2.84%
 W. B. Starr
1,828
0.40%
 L. C. Keel
310
0.07%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Thomas T. "Tom" Connally
566,139
81.24%
 T. M. Kennerly
129,910
18.64%
 David Curran
690
0.10%
 John Rust
114
0.02%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Earle B. Mayfield
264,260
66.90%
 George E. B. Peddy
130,744
33.10%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Charles A. Culberson(I)
303,035
81.30%
 Alex W. Atcheson
48,788
13.09%
 F. A. Hickey
18,616
4.99%
 F. H. Combeau
2,319
0.62%
Nov 04, 1910 General Election
 Charles A. Culberson(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1904 General Election
 Charles A. Culberson(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1898 General Election
 Charles A. Culberson
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1892 General Election
 Roger Q. Mills(I)
1
100.00%
Mar 22, 1892 Appointment
 Roger Q. Mills
1
100.00%
Jun 09, 1891 Appointment
 Horace Chilton
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1886 General Election
 John H. Reagan
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1880 General Election
 Samuel Bell Maxey(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1874 General Election
 Samuel Bell Maxey
1
100.00%
Mar 04, 1870 General Election
 James Winright Flanagan
1
100.00%
Dec 04, 1859 Appointment
 Louis Trezevant Wigfall
1
100.00%
Sep 26, 1858 Appointment
 Matthias Ward
1
100.00%
Nov 08, 1857 Appointment
 J. Pinckney Henderson
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1856 General Election
 Thomas J. Rusk(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1850 General Election
 Thomas J. Rusk(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1845 General Election
 Thomas J. Rusk
1
100.00%

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