1855 Texas gubernatorial election

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Texas gubernatorial election, 1855

← 1853 August 6, 1855 1857 →
  Elisha pease.png David Catchings Dickson.jpg
Nominee Elisha M. Pease David C. Dickson
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote 26,336 18,968
Percentage 56.8% 40.9%

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Governor before election

Elisha M. Pease
Independent

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Elected Governor

Elisha M. Pease
Independent

The 1855 Texas gubernatorial election was held on August 6, 1855 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Governor Elisha M. Pease was reelected to a second term, winning 57% of the vote.

Results[edit]

Results[edit]

General Election Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Elisha M. Pease 26,336 56.83%
Independent David C. Dickson 18,968 40.93%
Independent Middleton T. Johnson 809 1.75%
Independent George Tyler Wood 226 0.49%
Total votes 46,339 100.00%
Independent hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas Almanac".