Texas gubernatorial election, 1851
|Elections in Texas|
The 1851 Texas gubernatorial election was held on August 4, 1851 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Governor Peter Hansborough Bell was reelected to a second term, receiving 48% of the vote. His nearest challenger, Middleton T. Johnson, won just 19%.
|Independent||Peter Hansborough Bell||13,595||48.20%|
|Independent||Middleton T. Johnson||5,262||18.59%|
|Independent||John Alexander Greer||4,061||14.35%|
|Independent||Benjamin H. Epperson||2,971||10.49%|
|Independent||Thomas J. Chambers||2,320||8.20%|