Revolution

1996 Elections in Texas

The Libertarian Party of Texas ran the following candidates for office in the November 1996 elections:

Hawley's 16% showing for State Supreme Court retains the party's status as a major party in Texas through the 1998 elections, obviating the need for petitioning to get on the ballot.

1988 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Ron Paul, running as a Republican, won his race for US Representative District 14 in Texas. With 92% precincts voting, Paul had 87,365 votes (51%).