1992 Texas general election

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The 1992 Texas General Election was held on November 3, 1992, in the U.S. state of Texas. Voters statewide elected the U.S. President, Railroad Commissioner. Statewide judicial offices up for election were three justices of the Texas Supreme Court and three judges of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

The United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 1992 were conducted as part of the Texas General Election.[1]

United States PresidentEdit

United States presidential election in Texas, 1992
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Party George Bush 2,496,071 40.56% 32
Democratic Bill Clinton 2,281,815 37.07% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 19,699 0.32% 0
Independent Ross Perot 1,354,781 22.01% 0
Write In Howard Phillips 359 0.0% 0
Write In Quinn Brisben 78 0.0% 0
Write In James Bo Gritz 505 0.0% 0
Write In Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. 169 0.0% 0
Write In James Wellington Wright 23 0.0% 0
Write In Lenora B. Fulani 301 0.0% 0
Write In John S. Hagelin 217 0.0% 0
Totals - 100.00% 32
Voter turnout (Voting age population) 72.92%

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Railroad CommissionerEdit

1992 election for Railroad Commissioner
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Barry Williamson 3,151,953 53.65
Democratic Lena Guerrero (inc.) 2,306,619 39.26
Libertarian Richard N. Draheim, Jr. 410,614 6.98
Write-In Richard S. Landon 5,686 0.09
Majority 845,334 14.39
Turnout 5,874,872
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

Legislative ElectionsEdit

Texas SenateEdit

Districts 1-5Edit

1992 election for State Senator, District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bill Ratliff (Incumbent) 102,310 52.13
Democratic A.M. Bob Aikin 93,937 47.86
Turnout 196,247 100.00
1992 election for State Senator, District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Florence Shapiro 129,228 53.54
Democratic Ted Lyon (Incumbent) 96,746 40.08
Libertarian Richard C. Donaldson 15,384 6.37
Turnout 241,358 100.00
1992 election for State Senator, District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Bill Haley (Incumbent) 117,709 53.86
Republican Gene Shull 100,826 46.13
Turnout 218,535 100.00
1992 election for State Senator, District 4
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carl A. Parker (Incumbent) 114,999 54.57
Republican Michael L. Galloway 95,741 45.43
Turnout 210,740 100.00
1992 election for State Senator, District 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jim Turner (Incumbent) 134,875 100.00
Turnout 134,875 100.00

Districts 6-10Edit

Districts 11-15Edit

Districts 16-20Edit

Districts 21-25Edit

Districts 26-31Edit

Texas House of RepresentativesEdit

1992 election for State House, District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Barry B. Telford (Incumbent) 30,216 100.00
Turnout 30,216 100.00
1992 election for State House, District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Thomas Donald Ramsay 25,051 61.48
Republican Janie Wilson 15,697 38.52
Turnout 40,748 100.00
1992 election for State House, District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Pete Patterson (Incumbent) 30,733 100.00
Turnout 30,733 100.00
1992 election for State House, District 4
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Keith Oakley (Incumbent) 23,117 55.30
Republican Bill Thomas 18,685 44.70
Turnout 41,802 100.00

Texas Supreme CourtEdit

Justice, Place 1Edit

1992 election for Texas Supreme Court Justice, Place 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Craig Enoch 3,059,529 53.31
Democratic Oscar H. Mauzy (inc.) 2,473,309 43.10
Libertarian Alfred Adask 205,335 3.57
Majority 586,220 10.21
Turnout 5,738,173
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

Justice, Place 2Edit

1992 election for Texas Supreme Court Justice, Place 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Eugene Cook (inc.) 2,697,017 47.77
Democratic Rose Spector 2,948,377 52.22
Majority 251,360 4.45
Turnout 5,645,394
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

Justice, Place 3Edit

1992 election for Texas Supreme Court Justice, Place 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John D. Montgomery 2,432,933 43.20
Democratic Jack Hightower (inc.) 3,198,712 56.79
Majority 765,779 13.59
Turnout 5,631,645
Democratic hold Swing

Texas Court of Criminal AppealsEdit

Judge, Place 1Edit

1992 election for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joseph A. Devany 2,552,601 47.19
Democratic Charles F. Baird (inc.) 2,855,901 52.80
Majority 303,300 5.61
Turnout 5,408,502
Democratic hold Swing

Judge, Place 2Edit

1992 election for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Sue Lagarde 2,667,300 48.95
Democratic Morris L. Overstreet (inc.) 2,781,729 51.04
Majority 114,429 2.09
Turnout 5,449,029
Democratic hold Swing

Judge, Place 3Edit

1992 election for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Lawrence Meyers 2,732,689 50.50
Democratic Pete Benavides (inc.) 2,677,996 49.49
Majority 54,693 1.01
Turnout 5,410,685
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

State Board of EducationEdit

Only contested elections are listed.

Member, State Board of Education, District 4Edit

1992 election for State Board of Education, District 4
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Alma A. Allen 214,149 88.94
Libertarian Charles Fuller 26,609 11.05
Majority 187,540 77.89
Turnout 240,758

Member, State Board of Education, District 5Edit

1992 election for State Board of Education, District 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Ted Coulter 184,333 45.05
Republican Bob Offutt 224,790 54.94
Majority 40,457 9.89
Turnout 409,123

Member, State Board of Education, District 8Edit

1992 election for State Board of Education, District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Mary Knotts Perkins (inc.) 234,095 58.23
Republican D. W. Diehl 167,902 41.76
Majority 66,193 16.47
Turnout 401,997

Member, State Board of Education, District 9Edit

1992 election for State Board of Education, District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Patsy Johnson 226,317 58.39
Republican C. B. Jones 160,992 41.54
Write-In Gene W. Hightower 225 0.05
Majority 65,325 16.85
Turnout 387,534

Member, State Board of Education, District 11Edit

1992 election for State Board of Education, District 11
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Diane Patrik 341,029 83.47
Libertarian Jeri Barthel 67,502 16.52
Majority 273,527 66.95
Turnout 408,531

Member, State Board of Education, District 13Edit

1992 election for State Board of Education, District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Emmett Conrad (inc.) 197,568 85.73
Libertarian Gordon Mobley 32,877 14.26
Majority 164,691 44.47
Turnout 230,445

Court of AppealsEdit

Only contested elections are listed.

First Court of AppealsEdit

1992 election for Justice, 1st Court of Appeals (Unexpired)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Adele Hedges 601,123 52.76
Democratic Gaynelle Jones (inc.) 538,192 47.23
Majority 62,931 5.53
Turnout 1,139,315
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

Second Court of AppealsEdit

1992 election for Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals, Place 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Tod Weaver 346,724 53.61
Democratic Doyel Willis, Jr. 299,925 46.38
Majority 46,799 7.23
Turnout 646,649

Fourth Court of AppealsEdit

1992 election for Justice, 4th Court of Appeals
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Tom Rickhoff 291,643 51.26
Democratic Ron Carr (inc.) 277,248 48.73
Majority 14,395 2.53
Turnout 568,891
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

Fifth Court of AppealsEdit

1992 election for Justice, 5th Court of Appeals, Place 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican David Brooks 387,445 48.05
Democratic Ron Chapman (inc.) 418,852 51.94
Majority 31,407 3.89
Turnout 806,297
Democratic hold Swing
1992 election for Justice, 5th Court of Appeals, Place 4 (Unexpired)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Will Barber 402,088 52.15
Democratic Jeff Kaplan (inc.) 368,905 47.84
Majority 33,183 4.31
Turnout 770,993
Republican gain from Democratic Swing
1992 election for Justice, 5th Court of Appeals, Place 5 (Unexpired)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jack Hampton 393,454 49.02
Democratic Barbara Rosenberg (inc.) 409,075 50.97
Majority 15,621 1.95
Turnout 802,529
Democratic hold Swing
1992 election for Justice, 5th Court of Appeals, Place 6 (Unexpired)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joseph B. Morris 420,487 54.55
Democratic Kevin Wiggins (inc.) 350,225 45.44
Majority 70,262 9.11
Turnout 770,712
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

Seventh Court of AppealsEdit

1992 election for Justice, 7th Court of Appeals, Place 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jairl Dowell 124,143 49.95
Democratic Carlton B. Dodson (inc.) 124,380 50.04
Majority 237 0.09
Turnout 248,523
Democratic hold Swing

Eight Court of AppealsEdit

1992 election for Justice, 8th Court of Appeals
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Marc Skeen 101,891 43.07
Democratic Susan Larsen (inc.) 134,647 56.92
Majority 32,756 13.85
Turnout 236,538
Democratic hold Swing

Fourteenth Court of AppealsEdit

1992 election for Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Harvey Hudson 555,435 49.47
Democratic Norman Lee 567,233 50.52
Majority 11,798 1.05
Turnout 1,122,668
1992 election for Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Gary C. Bowers 566,228 50.55
Democratic Henry L. Burkholder 553,723 49.44
Majority 12,505 1.11
Turnout 1,119,951

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