American History - One Vote by State
In Texas One Vote Does Count
I believe my 'one vote' lists; National, by State, and Other; to be the most comprehensive
listing on the internet.
Actually it is not just 1 vote but is 1 vote
over or shy of a majority, or 'super-majority'.
Any one voter of the victory tally had the power to sway the
victory to a tie or the opposition. One vote is victory among many when the many have the
majority. - Roger W Hancock.
I have included where one vote each over several precincts could have made a difference.
"A nation is only an
individual multiplied." - Mark Twain,
"The Turning-Point of My Life"
of one vote.
1 vote admitted Texas as the 28th state in the Union -- the one
vote of Edward A. Hannigan (Click) from
the votes were a Senate vote of 27 to 25 and a House vote of 132
to 75. The one vote could have tied the Senate. For
finalization it had to be ratified by the Texas Congress and voters.
|| 1 vote
in a Texas convention elected Lyndon B. Johnson U.S. Senator
over ex-Governor Coke Stevens. He had won the primary by 87
1 vote in just two precincts; for position
of City of Sugar Land, TX Council Member, At Large Position 1;
elected Tom Abraham.
|| 1 vote in the
recount for District Attorney in the counties of Delta,
Franklin, and Hopkins in Texas won the position for Heath Hyde.
In the first count Hyde trailed behind Martin Brady by only four
|| 1 vote margin
in the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill to fund
public schools while reducing property taxes.
Timeline of Texas History
One Vote Sources -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyndon_B._Johnson - http://www.joehilldispatch.org/easttexas/archives/cat_elections.html
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