Electoral history of Lloyd Bentsen

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Electoral history of Lloyd Bentsen, United States Senator from Texas (1971-1993), United States Representative (1948-1955), United States Secretary of the Treasury (1993-1994), Democratic Party nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1988 and a candidate for 1976 Democratic presidential nomination

Texas's 15th congressional district, 1948 (regular):[1]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (D) - 27,402 (100.00%)

Texas's 15th congressional district, 1948 (special):[2]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (D) - 2,396 (100.00%)

Texas's 15th congressional district, 1950:[3]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (D) (inc.) - 18,524 (100.00%)

Texas's 15th congressional district, 1952:[4]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (D) (inc.) - 63,723 (100.00%)

Democratic primary for the United States Senate (Class 1 seat) from Texas, 1970:[5]

United States Senate election in Texas, 1970:[6]

Democratic primary for the United States Senate (Class 1 seat) from Texas, 1976:[7]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (inc.) - 970,983 (63.66%)
  • Phil Gramm - 427,597 (28.04%)
  • Hugh Wilson - 107,150 (7.03%)
  • Leon Dugi - 19,455 (1.28%)

Texas Democratic presidential primary, 1976:[8]

United States Senate election in Texas, 1976:[9]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (D) (inc.) - 2,199,956 (56.78%)
  • Alan Steelman (R) - 1,636,370 (42.24%)
  • Pedro Vasquez (Socialist Workers) - 20,549 (0.53%)
  • Marjorie P. Gallion (American Independent) - 17,355 (0.45%)

Democratic primary for the United States Senate (Class 1 seat) from Texas, 1982:[10]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (inc.) - 987,153 (78.13%)
  • Joe Sullivan - 276,314 (21.87%)

United States Senate election in Texas, 1982:[11]

Democratic primary for the United States Senate (Class 1 seat) from Texas, 1988:[12]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (inc.) - 1,365,736 (84.80%)
  • Joe Sullivan - 244,805 (15.20%)

1988 Democratic National Convention (presidential tally):[13]

1988 Democratic National Convention (vice presidential tally):[14]

  • Lloyd Bentsen - 4,148 (100.00%)

United States Senate election in Texas, 1988:[15]

  • Lloyd Bentsen (D) (inc.) - 3,149,806 (59.17%)
  • Beau Boulter (R) - 2,129,228 (40.00%)
  • Jeff Daiell (LBT) - 43,989 (0.83%)
  • Write-in - 583 (0.01%)

United States presidential election, 1988:

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