Voting Age Population that voted

The first election on the matter of liquor control was held in Texas on Aug. 7, 1854, following the passing by the Legislature of a law closing all places selling liquor in amounts less than one quart, except in those counties where the people voted for licensing such places.

In compliance with this law, Gov. E.M. Pease called elections and a large number of counties voted against the licensing, which meant the closing of saloons in those counties; that is, had not the law been declared unconstitutional shortly afterward. . . .


From the Almanac

2008 Presidential Primaries: Results by County

The last significant presidential primaries in Texas before the 2016 contests were held March 4, 2008. The candidates still in the race at that time were:

in the Democratic primary, then-New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and then-Illinois Sen. Barack Obama.

in the Republican primary, Arizona Sen. John McCain, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas.

In the following chart, the number of votes received by each candidate is listed along with the percent of the total vote received by each. When no votes are reported, no primary was held in that county by the party. . . .