Until the election of 1948, Texas ballots did not list the presidential candi­dates by name but instead listed the electors for each party. Since the individual electors’ vote totals varied slightly, given here is the highest vote received by any elector for a candidate.

Abbreviations: Rep., Republican; Dem., Democrat; Lib., Libertarian; UST, U.S. Taxpayers; NLP, Natural Law Party; Am., American; Soc., Socialist; Soc. W., Socialist Workers; Con., Conservative; Consti., Constitution; Proh., Prohibitionist; Chr. Nat., Christian National; Prog., Progressive; States R., States Rights; Am. First, America First; Com., Communist; Soc. Lab., Socialist Labor; Pop., Populist; Ind. League, Independent League; Ind., Independent; W-I, write-in.

An asterisk (*) designates the winner of the national election.

1956

Dwight D. Eisenhower* Rep.  1,080,619  55.27 %
Adlai E. Stevenson Dem. 859,958 43.98 %
T. Coleman Andrews Consti. 14,591 0.75 %
Total vote   1,955,168  

 1952

Dwight D. Eisenhower* Rep. 1,102,878 53.13 %
Adlai E. Stevenson Dem. 969,228 46.69 %
Stuart Hamblen Proh. 1,983 0.10 %
Douglas MacArthur Chr. Nat. 833 0.04 %
Douglas MacArthur Consti. 730 0.04 %
Vincent Hallnan Prog. 294 0.01 %
Total vote   2,075,946  

1948

Harry S Truman* Dem. 750,700 65.44 %
Thomas E. Dewey Rep. 282,240 24.60 %
J. Strom Thurmond States R. 106,909 9.32 %
Henry A. Wallace Prog. 3,764 0.33 %
Claude A. Watson Proh. 2,758 0.24 %
Norman M. Thomas Soc. 874 0.08 %
**Total vote   1,147,245  
** Figures for 1948 represent the official tablulation. Thirty-seven counties did not report within the time prescribed by law.

1944

Franklin D. Roosevelt* Dem. 821,605 71.42 %
Thomas E. Dewey Rep. 191,425 16.64 %
(Texas Regulars)   135,439 11.77 %
Claude A. Watson Proh. 1,017 0.09 %
Norman M. Thomas Soc. 594 0.05 %
Gerald L.K. Smith Am. First 251 0.02 %
Total vote   1,150,331  
Texas Regulars were uninstructed electors.

1940

Franklin D. Roosevelt* Dem. 840,151 80.69 %
Wendell L. Wilkie Rep. 199,152 19.13 %
Roger W. Babson Proh. 925 0.09 %
Norman M. Thomas Soc. 728 0.07 %
Earl R. Browder Com. 212 0.02 %
Total vote   1,041,168  

 1936

Franklin D. Roosevelt* Dem. 734,485 87.08 %
Alfred M. Landon Rep. 103,874 12.32 %
William Lemke Union 3,281 0.39 %
Norman M. Thomas Soc. 1,075 0.13 %
D. Leigh Colvin Proh. 514 0.06 %
Earl R. Browder Com. 253 0.03 %
Total vote   843,482  

1932

Franklin D. Roosevelt* Dem. 760,348 88.07 %
Herbert C. Hoover Rep. 97,959 11.35 %
Norman M. Thomas Soc. 4,450 0.52 %
W.H. Harvey Liberty 324 0.04 %
William Z. Foster Com. 207 0.02 %
(Jacksonian)   104 0.01 %
Total vote   863,392  

1928

Herbert C. Hoover* Rep. 367,036 51.77 %
Alfred E. Smith Dem. 341,032 48.10 %
Norman M. Thomas Soc. 722 0.10 %
William Z. Foster Com. 209 0.03 %
Total vote   708,999  

1924

John W. Davis Dem. 486,777 73.70 %
Calvin Coolidge* Rep. 130,794 19.80 %
Robert M. LaFollette Prog. 42,882 6.49 %
Total vote   660,453  

1920

James M. Cox Dem. 288,767 59.34 %
Warren G. Harding* Rep. 114,538 23.54 %
James E. Ferguson Am. 47,968 9.86 %
(Black and Tan Republican)   27,247 5.60 %
Eugene V. Debs Soc. 8,121 1.67 %
Total vote   486,641  

1916

Woodrow Wilson* Dem. 286,514 76.92 %
Charles E. Hughes Rep. 64,999 17.45 %
Allan L. Benson Soc. 18,969 5.09 %
J. Frank Hanly Proh. 1,985  0.53 %
Total vote   372,467  

 1912

Woodrow Wilson* Dem. 219,489 72.73 %
William H. Taft Rep. 28,530 9.45 %
Theodore Roosevelt Prog. 26,745 8.86 %
Eugene V. Debs Soc. 24,896 8.25 %
Eugene W. Chafin Proh. 1,698 0.56 %
Arthur E. Reimer Soc. Lab. 420 0.14 %
Total vote   301,778  

1908

William J. Bryan Dem. 224,110 73.39 %
William H. Taft* Rep. 70,458 23.07 %
Eugene V. Debs Soc. 7,870 2.58 %
Eugene W. Chafin Proh. 1,634 0.54 %
Thomas E. Watson Pop. 994 0.33 %
August Gillhaus Soc. Lab. 176 0.06 %
Thomas L. Hisgen Ind. League 115 0.04 %
Total vote   305,357  

1904

Alton B. Parker Dem. 199,799 71.07 %
Theodore Roosevelt* Rep. 65,823  23.41 %
Thomas E. Watson Pop. 8,062 2.87 %
Silas C. Swallow Proh. 4,292 1.53 %
Eugene V. Debs Soc. 2,791 0.99 %
Charles H. Corregan Soc. Lab. 421 0.15 %
Total vote   281,188  

 1902 – Texas instituted a POLL TAX as requirement for voting.

1900

William J. Bryan Dem. 267,432 63.12 %
William McKinley* Rep. 130,641 30.83 %
Wharton Barker Pop. 20,981 4.95 %
John G. Woolley Proh. 2,644 0.62 %
Eugene V. Debs Soc. 1,846 0.44 %
Joseph F. Malloney Soc. Lab. 162 0.04 %
Total vote   423,706