Republican Greg Abbott was elected governor in the 2014 Texas elections with 59.25 percent of the vote, compared to Democratic nominee Wendy Davis's 38.91 percent. Libertarian Party nominee Kathie Glass received 1.14 per... More »

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As of November 2014, Rick Perry is serving his third full term as governor of Texas. The 47th governor of the state originally took office in December of 2000 to finish the unfulfilled term of the then-governor and newly... More »

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The Texas secretary of state is an appointed position, and voters do not elect a candidate for this office. The governor appoints the secretary of state and the state senate confirms the appointment. More »

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To research information about ballots for Texas elections, visit SOS.State.TX.us or Ballotpedia.org. Ballotpedia.org contains information on past, present and future elections. SOS.State.TX.us is a website maintained by ... More »

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Past election results for Texas can be found on the official website for the Office of the Secretary of State. Elections may be searched back as far as 1992, and those searching can include the entire state or restrict t... More »

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People vote due to a sense that their actions influence other citizens, out of a sense of civic duty and as a reaction to the results of previous elections. One individual’s vote objectively has no effect on the outcome ... More »

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Citizens can freely access mayoral results for their cities by visiting the website of the United States Conference of Mayors at USMayors.org. As of 2015, this website lists mayoral election results from the past three y... More »

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