1956 Texas gubernatorial election
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|Elections in Texas|
The 1956 Texas gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1956 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Democratic Governor Allan Shivers did not run for a fourth term. Senator Price Daniel won the election with over 78% of the vote.
|Democratic||W. Lee O'Daniel||347,757||22.05%|
|Democratic||J. Evetts Haley||88,772||5.63%|
|Republican||Edwin S. Mayer||261,283||15.15%|
|Write-in||W. Lee O'Daniel||110,234||6.39%|