1960 Texas gubernatorial election

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1960 Texas gubernatorial election

← 1958 November 8, 1960 1962 →
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Nominee Price Daniel William Steger
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,627,698 609,808
Percentage 72.8% 27.2%

Governor before election

Price Daniel
Democratic

Elected Governor

Price Daniel
Democratic

The 1960 Texas gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1960 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Democratic Governor Price Daniel was easily reelected to a third term, winning 73% of the vote to Republican William Steger's 27%.

Primaries[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Democratic Primary Results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Price Daniel (Inc.) 908,992 59.46%
Democratic Jack Cox 619,834 40.54%
Total votes 1,528,834 100.00%

Results[edit]

General Election Results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Price Daniel (Inc.) 1,627,698 72.75%
Republican William Steger 609,808 27.25%
Total votes 2,237,506 100.00%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas Almanac".