1866 Texas Gubernatorial Election
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1866 Texas Gubernatorial Election
1866 Texas gubernatorial election

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  James W. Throckmorton - Brady-Handy.jpg Elisha pease.png
Candidate Elisha M. Pease
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 48,631 12,051
Percentage 80.1% 19.9%

The 1866 Texas gubernatorial election was held on June 25, 1866 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Governor Andrew J. Hamilton, who had been appointed by President Andrew Johnson, did not run for a full term. The election was won by James W. Throckmorton, who received 80% of the vote.


General Election Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James W. Throckmorton 48,631 80.1%
Republican Elisha M. Pease 12,051 19.9%
No Party Write-ins
Total votes 60,688 100.00%


  1. ^ "Texas Almanac".

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