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1990 Texas 1998
Texas gubernatorial election, 1994
November 8, 1994
George-W-Bush.jpeg AnnRichards 20050210.jpg
Candidate George W. Bush Ann Richards
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,350,994 2,016,928
Percentage 53.48% 45.88%
County Results

Previous Governor
Ann Richards

George W. Bush

The 1994 Texas gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1994 to select the governor of the state of Texas. The election was won by George W. Bush, candidate of the Republican Party. He defeated incumbent Governor Ann Richards of the Democratic Party and Libertarian Keary Ehlers.


The Republican and Democratic Party primaries were held on March 8, 1994 with the winner of each requiring a majority vote.

e • d 
Democratic Party Republican Party
Candidates Votes % Candidates Votes %
Ann Richards 806,607 77.79 George W. Bush 520,130 93.32
Gary Espinosa 230,337 22.21 Ray Hollis 37,210 6.68
Total 1,036,944 100.00 Total 557,340 100.00
Source: Texas Almanac


e • d 
Candidates - Nominating parties Votes %
George W. Bush - Republican Party 2,350,994 53.48
Ann Richards - Democratic Party 2,016,928 45.88
Keary Ehlers - Libertarian Party 28,320 0.64
Total 4,396,242 100.00
Source: Texas Almanac


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