1958 Texas gubernatorial election

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Nominee Price Daniel Edwin S. Mayer
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 695,779 94,086
Percentage 88.1% 11.9%

Governor before election

Price Daniel
Democratic

Elected Governor

Price Daniel
Democratic

The 1958 Texas gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1958 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Democratic Governor Price Daniel was reelected a second term, winning 88% of the vote to Republican Edwin Mayer's 12%.

Primaries[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Democratic Primary Results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Price Daniel (Inc.) 799,107 60.65%
Democratic Henry B. Gonzalez 246,969 18.75%
Democratic W. Lee O'Daniel 238,767 18.12%
Democratic Joe A. Irwin 33,643 2.55%
Total votes 1,317,492 100.00%

Results[edit]

General Election Results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Price Daniel (Inc.) 695,779 88.09%
Republican Edwin S. Mayer 94,086 11.91%
Total votes 789,865 100.00%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas Almanac".