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Senatorial Elections and Primaries, 1906–2012

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Following is given a compilation of past U.S. senatorial elections in Texas insofar as information is available to the Texas Almanac. Prior to 1916, U.S. senators were appointed by the Legislature.

1906
Democratic Primary
J.W. Bailey (unopposed).................................283,315

1910
Democratic Primary
C.A. Culberson (unopposed)..........................359,939

1912
Democratic Primary
Morris Sheppard.............................................182,907
Jacob F. Wolters.............................................146,214
Choice B. Randall.............................................40,693
Matthew Zollner.............................................. 3,960
Total vote...................................................373,774

1916
Democratic Primary
Charles A. Culberson........................................87,421
Robert L. Henry................................................37,726
O.B. Colquitt...................................................119,598
S.P. Brooks.......................................................78,641
T.M. Campbell...................................................65,721
John Davis..........................................................9,924
*G.W. Riddle................................................... 335
Total vote...................................................399,366
*Had withdrawn
Democratic Runoff
Charles A. Culberson.......................................163,182
O.B. Colquitt................................................... 94,098
Total Vote..................................................257,280
General Election
Charles A. Culberson (Democrat)...................301,905
Alex W. Acheson (Republican).........................48,775
E.H. Conibear (Prohibitionist).............................2,313
T.A. Hickey (Socialist)...................................... 18,616
Total Vote..................................................371,609

1918
Democratic Primary
Morris Sheppard (unopposed)........................649,876
General Election
Morris Sheppard (Democrat)..........................155,158
J. Webster Flanagan (Republican)...................22,183
M.A. Smith (Socialist)...................................... 1,587
Total vote...................................................178,928

1922
Democratic Primary
C.A. Culberson.................................................99,635
Earle B. Mayfield............................................153,538
Cullen F. Thomas..............................................88,026
James E. Ferguson........................................127,071
Clarence Ousley...............................................62,451
R.L. Henry........................................................41,567
Sterling P. Strong............................................. 1,085
Total vote...................................................573,373
Democratic Runoff
Earle B. Mayfield............................................273,308
James E. Ferguson........................................228,701
Total vote...................................................502,009
General Election
Earle B. Mayfield (Democrat).........................264,260
George E.B. Peddy (Republican)...................130,744
Total vote...................................................395,004
*Peddy received support from splinter Independent Democrats who opposed Mayfield’s ties to the Ku Klux Klan. Peddy’s name was not on the ballot and was a write-in, but because of late litigation neither was Mayfield’s in some coun­ties, including Dallas County.

1924
Democratic Primary
Morris Sheppard.............................................440,511
Fred W. Davis.................................................159,663
John F. Maddox.............................................. 80,070
Total vote...................................................680,244
General Election
Morris Sheppard (Democrat)..........................592,059
T.M. Kennerly (Republican).......................... 101,252
Total vote...................................................693,331

1928
Democratic Primary
Thomas L. Blanton.........................................126,758
Tom Connally..................................................178,091
Minnie Fisher Cunningham...............................28,944
Earle B.Mayfield.............................................200,246
Jeff McLemore....................................................9,244
Alvin Owsley...................................................131,755
Total vote...................................................675,038
Democratic Runoff
Tom Connally..................................................320,071
Earle B. Mayfield............................................257,747
Total vote...................................................577,818
General Election
Tom Connally (Democrat)...............................566,139
T.M. Kennerly (Republican)............................129,910
David Curran (Socialist).........................................690
John Rust (Communist).................................. 114
Total vote...................................................696,853

1930
Democratic Primary
Morris Sheppard.............................................526,293
C.A. Mitchner....................................................40,130
Robert L. Henry..............................................174,260
Total vote...................................................740,683
Republican Primary
(158 counties reporting)
Doran John Haesly.............................................3,645
*Harve H. Haines................................................2,568
*C.O. Harris........................................................2,784
Total vote.......................................................8,997
*No runoff; candidates withdrew.
General Election
Morris Sheppard (Democrat)..........................265,054
D.J. Haesly (Republican)..................................38,910
Guy L. Smith (Socialist).........................................808
W.A. Berry (Communist).................................. 294
Total vote...................................................305,066

1934
Democratic Primary
Joseph W. Bailey............................................355,963
Tom Connally..................................................567,139
Guy B. Fisher.................................................. 41,421
Total vote...................................................964,523
General Election
Tom Connally (Democrat)...............................439,375
U.S. Goen (Republican)...................................12,895
W.B. Starr (Socialist)..........................................1,828
L.C. Keel (Communist).................................... 310
Total vote...................................................454,408

1936
Democratic Primary
Morris Sheppard.............................................616,293
Guy B. Fisher....................................................89,215
Richard C. Bush...............................................37,842
Joseph H. Price................................................45,919
Joe H. Eagle...................................................136,718
J. Edward Glenn............................................. 28,641
Total vote...................................................954,628
General Election
Morris Sheppard (Democrat)..........................774,975
Carlos G. Watson (Republican)........................59,491
W.B. Starr (Socialist).............................................958
Gertrude Wilson (Union).................................. 1,836
Total Vote..................................................837,260

1940
Democratic Primary
Tom Connally..................................................923,219
A.P. Belcher......................................................66,962
Guy B. Fisher................................................ 98,125
Total vote................................................1,088,306
General Election
Tom Connally (Democrat)...............................978,095
George Shannon (Republican).........................59,340
Homer Brooks (Communist)......................... 408
Total vote................................................1,037,843

 

 1941 Special Election
Held on June 28 to replace Sen. Morris Sheppard, who had died in office.
W. Lee O’Daniel..............................................175,590
Lyndon B. Johnson.........................................174,279
Gerald C. Mann..............................................140,807
Martin Dies.......................................................80,551
*Others............................................................. 4,459
Total vote...................................................575,786
*The total number of candidates was 25 Democrats, 2 Republicans, 1 independent and 1 Communist.

1942
Democratic Primary
James V. Allred...............................................317,501
Dan Moody.....................................................178,471
W. Lee O’Daniel..............................................475,541
Floyd E. Ryan................................................. 12,213
Total vote...................................................983,726
Democratic Runoff
James V. Allred...............................................433,203
W. Lee O’Daniel..............................................451,359
Total vote...................................................884,562
General Election
W. Lee O’Daniel (Democrat)...........................260,629
Dudley Lawson (Republican)............................12,064
Charles L. Somerville
(People’s Unity Party)............................... 1,934
Total vote...................................................274,627

1946
Democratic Primary
Tom Connally..................................................823,818
Cyclone Davis...................................................74,252
Floyd E. Ryan...................................................85,292
Terrell Sledge....................................................66,947
Laverne Somerville....................................... 42,290
Total vote................................................1,092,599
General Election
Tom Connally (Democrat)...............................336,931
Murray C. Sells (Republican)............................43,750
Write-in........................................................... 5
Total vote...................................................380,686

1948
Democratic Primary
Otis C. Myers....................................................15,330
F.B. Clark............................................................7,420
Roscoe H. Collier..............................................12,327
Coke R. Stevenson.........................................477,077
Cyclone Davis...................................................10,871
Frank G. Cortez................................................13,344
Jesse C. Saunders.............................................7,401
George E.B. Peddy.........................................237,195
Lyndon B. Johnson.........................................405,617
Terrell Sledge......................................................6,692
James F. Alford...................................................9,117
Write-in......................................................... 1
Total vote................................................1,202,392
Democratic Runoff
Lyndon B. Johnson.........................................494,191
Coke R. Stevenson.........................................494,104
Total vote...................................................988,295
General Election
Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat)......................702,985
Jack Porter (Republican)................................349,665
Sam Morris (Prohibitionist).......................... 8,913
Total vote................................................1,061,563

1952
Democratic Primary
Price Daniel....................................................940,770
Lindley Beckworth..........................................285,842
E.W. Napier.................................................. 70,132
Total vote................................................1,296,744
General Election
Price Daniel (Democrat)..............................1,425,007
Price Daniel (Republican)...............................469,494
Price Daniel (No Party)................................. 591
Total vote................................................1,895,192

1954
Democratic Primary
Lyndon B. Johnson.........................................883,264
Dudley T. Dougherty.................................... 354,188
Total vote................................................1,237,452
General Election
Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat)......................538,417
Carlos G. Watson (Republican)........................95,033
Fred T. Spangler (Constitution)........................ 3,025
Total vote...................................................636,475

1957 Special Election
Held on April 2. Price Daniel had
resigned to run for governorship.
Elmer Adams......................................................2,228
H.J. Antoine Sr.......................................................576
M.T. Banks..........................................................2,153
Jacob Bergolofsky.................................................890
Searcy Bracewell..............................................33,384
John C. Burns Sr...................................................600
*H.Frank Connally Jr..............................................514
Frank G. Cortez..................................................1,350
*J.Cal Courtney.....................................................879
*R.W. (Waire) Currin..............................................646
Martin Dies.....................................................290,803
C.O.Foerster Jr......................................................776
Curtis Ford.............................................................767
Ralph W. Hammonds..........................................2,372
James P. Hart...................................................19,739
*Charles W. (Jack) Hill........................................1,025
Thad Hutcheson.............................................219,591
Walter Scott McNutt...............................................500
Clyde R. Orms.......................................................356
John C. White...................................................11,876
J.Perrin Wills..........................................................817
Hugh Wilson..........................................................851
Ralph W. Yarborough.....................................364,605
Total vote...................................................957,298
*Withdrew after ballots printed.

 

1958
Democratic Primary
William A. Blakley...........................................535,418
Ralph W. Yarborough.....................................761,511
Write-in......................................................... 4
Total vote................................................1,296,933
General Election
Ralph W. Yarborough (Democrat)..................587,030
Roy Whittenburg (Republican).......................185,926
Bard A. Logan (Constitution).......................... 14,172
Total vote...................................................787,128

1960
Democratic Primary
Lyndon B. Johnson......................................1,407,109
Write-in......................................................... 145
Total vote................................................1,407,254
General Election
Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat)...................1,306,625
John G. Tower (Republican)...........................926,653
Bard A. Logan (Constitution)........................ 20,506
Total vote................................................2,253,784

1961 Special Election
Held April 4 to replace Lyndon B. Johnson, who had resigned to assume office of Vice President.
John G. Tower................................................327,308
William A. Blakley...........................................190,818
Jim Wright.......................................................171,328
Will Wilson......................................................121,961
Maury Maverick Jr..........................................104,992
Henry B. Gonzalez...........................................97,659
The remaining 71 candidates were: Dr. G.H. Allen, 849; Jim W. Amos, 527; Dale Baker, 612; Dr. Mali Jean Rauch Barraco, 434; Tom E. Barton, 395; R.G. Becker, 462; Jacob Bergolofsky, 377; Dr.Ted Bisland, 831; G.E. Blewett,474, Lawrence S. Bosworth Jr., 410; Joyce J. Bradshaw, 352; Chester D. Brooks, 711; W.L. Burlison, 1,695; Ronald J. Byers, 175; Joseph M. Carter, 185; George A. Davisson, 897, Mrs. Win­nie K. Derrick, 327, Harry R. Diehl, 293, Harvill O. Eaton, 178; Rev. Jonnie Mae Eckman, 342; Paul F. Eix, 317; Ben H. Faber, 363; Dr. H.E. Fanning, 293, Charles Otto Foerster Jr., 133; Harold Franklin, 196; George N. Gallagher Jr., 985; Richard J. Gay, 939; Van T. George Jr., 307; Arthur Glover, 1,528; Delbert E. Grandstaff, 2,959; Curtis E. Hill, 389; Willard Park Holland, 669; John N. Hopkins, 490; Mary Hazel Houston, 726; Ben M. Johnson, 681;Guy Johnson, 748; Morgan H. Johnson, 334; C.B. Kennedy, 770; H. Springer Knoblauch, 186; Hugh O. Lea, 651; V.C. Logan, 314; Frank A. Matera, 599, Brown McCallum, 323; James E. McKee, 762; Steve Nemecek, 1,017; George E. Noyes, 174; Floyd Payne, 227; Cecil D. Perkins, 773; W.H. Posey, 592; George Red, 99; Wesley Roberts, 386; D.T. Sampson, 417; Eristus Sams, 4,490; A. Dale Savage, 400; Carl A. Schrade, 283; Albert Roy Smith, 341; Homer Hyrim Stalarow, 735; Frank Stanford, 240; John B. Sypert, 252; Mrs. Martha Tredway, 1,227; S.S. Vela, 241, Bill Whitten, 350; Hoyt G. Wilson, 2,165; Hugh Wilson, 2,997; Marcos Zertuche, 442; Write-ins, 42.
Total vote................................................1,058,124
*Runoff Election held May 27
William A. Blakley...........................................437,874
John G. Tower................................................448,217
Total vote...................................................886,091
*Change in state law following 1957 special election re­quired runoff.

1964
Democratic Primary
Ralph W. Yarborough.....................................905,001
Gordon McLendon..........................................672,573
Write-in......................................................... 23
Total vote................................................1,577,607
Republican Primary
George Bush....................................................62,985
Jack Cox...........................................................45,561
Milton V. Davis....................................................6,067
Robert Morris.................................................. 28,279
Total vote...................................................142,892
Republican Runoff
George Bush....................................................49,751
Jack Cox...........................................................30,333
Total vote.....................................................80,084
General Election
Ralph Yarborough (Democrat).....................1,463,958
George Bush (Republican)..........................1,134,337
Jack Carswell (Constitution)...............................5,542
Write-in......................................................... 19
Total vote................................................2,603,856

1966
Democratic Primary
John R. Willoughby.........................................226,598
Waggoner Carr............................................ 899,523
Total vote................................................1,126,121
General Election
Waggoner Carr (Democrat)............................643,855
John G. Tower (Republican)...........................842,501
Jas. Barker Holland (Constitution)............... 6,778
Total vote................................................1,493,134

1970
Democratic Primary
Lloyd Bentsen.................................................814,316
Ralph Yarborough........................................ 726,447
Total vote................................................1,540,763
Republican Primary
George Bush....................................................96,806
Robert Morris.................................................. 13,659
Total vote...................................................110,465
General Election
Lloyd Bentsen (Democrat)...........................1,226,568
George Bush (Republican)..........................1,071,234
Other............................................................. 1,808
Total vote................................................2,299,610

1972
Democratic Primary
Thomas M. Cartlidge........................................66,240
Barefoot Sanders............................................787,504
Alfonso Veloz....................................................53,938
Hugh Wilson...................................................125,460
Ralph Yarborough........................................1,032,606
Total vote................................................2,065,748
Democratic Runoff
Barefoot Sanders.........................................1,008,499
Ralph Yarborough......................................... 928,087
Total vote................................................1,936,586
Republican Primary
John G. Tower (unopposed)...........................107,648
General Election
John G. Tower (Republican)........................1,822,877
Barefoot Sanders (Democrat)......................1,511,985
Flores Amaya (La Raza Unida)........................63,543
Tom Leonard (Socialist Workers).....................14,464
Other............................................................ 1,034
Total vote................................................3,413,903

1976
Democratic Primary
Lloyd Bentsen.................................................970,983
Leon Dugi.........................................................19,870
Phil Gramm.....................................................427,597
Hugh Wilson...................................................109,715
Other............................................................. 1,003
Total vote................................................1,529,168
Republican Primary
Louis Leman.....................................................40,651
Alan Steelman................................................251,252
Hugh Sweeney............................................... 64,404
Total vote...................................................356,307
General Election
Lloyd Bentsen (Democrat)...........................2,199,956
Alan Steelman (Republican)........................1,636,370
Marjorie P. Gallion (American)..........................17,355
Pedro Vasques (Socialist Workers)............. 20,549
Total vote................................................3,874,230

1978
Democratic Primary
Joe Christie.....................................................701,892
Robert Krueger............................................ 853,485
Total vote................................................1,555,377
Republican Primary
John G. Tower (unopposed)...........................142,202
General Election
John G. Tower (Republican)........................1,151,376
Robert Krueger (Democrat).........................1,139,149
Luis A. Diaz de Leon (La Raza Unida)............17,869
Miguel Pendas (Socialist Workers).....................4,018
Other............................................................ 128
Total vote................................................2,312,540

1982
Democratic Primary
Lloyd Bentsen.................................................987,985
Joe Sullivan................................................. 276,453
Total vote................................................1,264,438
Republican Primary
Don l. Richardson.............................................18,616
Jim Collins......................................................152,469
Walter H. Mengden Jr..................................... 91,780
Total vote...................................................262,865
General Election
Lloyd Bentsen (Democrat)...........................1,818,223
Jim Collins (Republican)..............................1,256,759
John E. Ford (Libertarian).................................23,494
Lineaus H. Lorette (Constitution)........................4,564
Darryl Anderson (Write-in).......................................39
Other............................................................. 88
Total vote................................................3,103,167

1984
Democratic Primary
Lloyd Doggett.................................................456,173
Kent Hance.....................................................456,446
Robert Krueger...............................................454,886
Harley Schlanger..............................................14,149
Robert Sullivan.................................................34,733
David Young................................................. 47,062
Total vote................................................1,463,449
Democratic Runoff
Lloyd Doggett.................................................491,251
Kent Hance.....................................................489,906
Total vote...................................................981,157
Republican Primary
Phil Gramm.....................................................246,716
Henry Grover......................................................8,388
Robert Mosbacher............................................26,279
Ron Paul......................................................... 55,431
Total vote...................................................336,814
General Election
Phil Gramm (Republican).............................3,111,348
Lloyd Doggett (Democrat)...........................2,202,557
Other............................................................ 273
Total vote................................................5,314,178

1988
Democratic Primary
Lloyd Bentsen..............................................1,365,736
Joe Sullivan................................................. 244,805
Total vote................................................1,610,541
Republican Primary
Beau Boulter...................................................228,676
Milton E. Fox...................................................138,031
Wes Gilbreath.................................................275,080
Ned Snead......................................................107,560
Total vote...................................................749,347
Republican Runoff
Beau Boulter....................................................111,134
Wes Gilbreath................................................. 73,573
Total vote...................................................184,707
General Election
Lloyd Bentsen (Democrat)...........................3,149,806
Beau Boulter (Republican)..........................2,129,228
Other............................................................ 43,989
Total vote................................................5,323,023

1990
Democratic Primary
Hugh Parmer..................................................766,284
Harley Schlanger......................................... 249,445
Total vote................................................1,015,729
Republican Primary
Phil Gramm (unopposed)...............................687,170
General Election
Phil Gramm (Republican)............................2,302,357
Hugh Parmer (Democrat)............................1,429,986
Gary Johnson (Libertarian)...............................89,089
Other............................................................. 725
Total vote................................................3,822,157

1993 Special Election
Held on May 1. Lloyd Bentsen had resigned to as­sume post as U.S. Secretary of Treasury.
Kay Bailey Hutchison......................................593,338
Robert Krueger...............................................593,239
Joe Barton......................................................284,135
Jack Fields......................................................277,560
Richard Fisher................................................165,564
Others: Billy Brown, 2,187; Louis C. Davis, 1,548; Rick Draheim, 5,677; Rose Floyd, 2,301; Jose Angel Gutierrez, 52,103; Lottie Bolling Hancock, 2,242; Rober Henson, 3,092; Stephen Hopkins, 14,753; Charles Ben Howell, 3,866; Gene Kelly, 11,331; C. (Sonny) Payne, 6,782; Don Richardson, 6,209; Chuck Sibley, 2,406; Thomas D. Spink, 2,281; Herbert Spiro, 4,459; Maco Stewart, 1,260; James Vallaster, 2,124; Clymer Wright, 5,111; Lou Zaeske, 2,191.
Total vote................................................2,045,759
Runoff Election held June 5
Robert Krueger...............................................576,538
Kay Bailey Hutchison...................................1,188,716
Total vote................................................1,765,254

1994
Democratic Primary
Michael A. Andrews........................................159,828
Richard Fisher................................................387,989
Evelyn K. Lantz.................................................63,517
Jim Mattox................................................... 416,342
Total vote................................................1,027,676
Democratic Runoff
Richard Fisher................................................400,227
Jim Mattox......................................................346,414
Total vote...................................................746,641
Republican Primary
James C. Curry.................................................15,625
Roger Henson..................................................14,021
Stephen Hopkins..............................................34,703
Kay Bailey Hutchison......................................467,975
M. Troy Mata.......................................................8,632
Ernest J. Schmidt...............................................8,690
Tom Spink....................................................... 5,692
Total vote...................................................555,338
General Election
Kay Bailey Hutchison (Republican).............2,604,218
Richard Fisher (Democrat)..........................1,639,615
Pierre Blondeau (Libertarian)...................... 36,107
Total vote................................................4,279,940

1996
Democratic Primary
John Bryant....................................................267,545
Jim Chapman.................................................239,427
Victor Morales.................................................322,218
John Will Odam.............................................. 61,433
Total vote...................................................890,623
Democratic Runoff
John Bryant....................................................235,281
Victor Morales.................................................246,614
Total vote...................................................481,895
Republican Primary
Phil Gramm.....................................................838,339
Henry C. Grover...............................................72,400
David Young.................................................. 75,463
Total vote...................................................986,202
General Election
Phil Gramm (Republican)............................3,027,680
Victor M. Morales (Democrat)......................2,428,776
Michael Bird (Libertarian).................................51,516
John Huff (Natural Law Party)..................... 19,469
Total vote................................................5,527,441

2000
Democratic Primary
H. Gerald Bintliff...............................................33,979
Don Clark........................................................139,243
Charles Gandy................................................140,636
Gene Kelly......................................................220,531
Bobby Wightman............................................ 83,643
Total vote...................................................618,032
Democratic Runoff
Charles Gandy................................................101,984
Gene Kelly......................................................143,366
Total vote...................................................245,350
Republican Primary
Kay Bailey Hutchison (unopposed)................955,033
General Election
Kay Bailey Hutchison (Republican).............4,082,091
Gene Kelly (Democrat)................................2,030,315
Mary J. Ruwart (Libertarian).............................72,798
Douglas S. Sandage (Green)...................... 91,448
Total vote................................................6,276,652

2002
Democratic Primary
Ken Bentsen...................................................255,501
Ed Cunningham................................................22,016
Gene Kelly........................................................44,038
Ron Kirk..........................................................316,052
Victor Morales.................................................317,048
Total vote...................................................954,655
Democratic Runoff
Ron Kirk..........................................................370,878
Victor Morales.................................................249,423
Total vote...................................................620,301
Republican Primary
John Cornyn...................................................478,825
Lawrence Cranberg..........................................17,757
Douglas G. Deffenbaugh..................................43,711
Bruce Rusty Lang.............................................46,907
Dudley F. Mooney.......................................... 32,202
Total vote...................................................619,302
General Election
John Cornyn (Republican)...........................2,496,243
Ron Kirk (Democrat)....................................1,955,758
Scott Lanier Jameson (Libertarian)..................35,538
Roy H. Williams (Green)...................................25,051
James W. (Jim) Wright (Write-in)................. 1,422
Total vote................................................4,514,012

2006
Democratic Primary
Darrel Reece Hunter.........................................93,609
Gene Kelly......................................................191,400
Barbara Ann Radnofsky..................................215,776
Total vote...................................................500,785
Democratic Runoff
Barbara Ann Radnofsky..................................124,663
Gene Kelly...................................................... 82,589
Total vote...................................................207,252
Republican Primary
Kay Bailey Hutchison (unopposed)................627,163
General Election
Kay Bailey Hutchison (Republican).............2,661,789
Barbara Ann Radnofsky (Democrat)............1,555,202
Scott Lanier Jameson (Libertarian)............ 97,672
Total vote................................................4,314,663

2008
Democratic Primary
Richard J. “Rick” Noriega............................1,110,579
Gene Kelly......................................................584,966
Ray McMurrey................................................269,402
Rhett R. Smith............................................ 212,305
Total Vote...............................................2,177,252
Republican Primary
John Cornyn...................................................997,216
Larry Kilgore................................................ 226,649
Total Vote...............................................1,223,865
General Election
John Cornyn (Republican)...........................4,337,469
Richard J. “Rick” Noriega (Democrat).........3,389,365
Yvonne Adams Schick (Libertarian)............ 185,241
Total Vote...............................................7,912,075

 2012 

Democratic Primary 
Paul Sadler................................................174,772 
Grady Yarbrough.......................................128,746 
Addie Dainell Allen...................................113,935 
Sean Hubbard............................................ 80,034 
Total Vote.....................................497,487
Democratic Runoff

Paul Sadler..........................................148,940
Grady Yarbrough..................................87,365
Total Vote..................................236,305

Republican Primary 
David Dewhurst.....................................627,731 
Ted Cruz................................................ 479,107
Tom Leppert............................................187,900
Craig James..............................................50,569
Glenn Addison......................................... 23,172
Lela Pittenger............................................18,143
Ben Gambini...............................................7,225 
Curt Cleaver................................................ 6,671
Joe Agris.......................................................4,683
Total Vote..................................1,405,201

Republican Runoff
Ted Cruz..........................................631,812
David Dewhurst..............................480,126
Total Vote..................................1,111,938

 General Election
Ted Cruz (Republican)...........................4,440,137
Paul Sadler (Democrat).........................3,194,927
John Jay Myers (Libertarian).................. 162,354
David B. Collins (Green)........................... 67,404
Total Vote..............................7,864,822

 

 

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