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Republic of Texas presidential election, 1841

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Subject: Presidential elections in the Republic of Texas, Republic of Texas presidential election, 1836, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Anson Jones, Runaway Scrape
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Republic of Texas presidential election, 1841

Republic of Texas presidential election, 1841

September 6, 1841

Nominee Sam Houston David G. Burnet
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 7,915 3,616
Percentage 68.6% 31.4%

President before election

Mirabeau B. Lamar

Elected President

Sam Houston

The Republic of Texas presidential election of 1841 was the third presidential election. It was held on September 6, 1841. The contest was held between Sam Houston and David G. Burnet, the vice president of the Republic of Texas.

Edward Burleson was elected vice-president with 6,141 votes (58.6%) while his competitor Mennican Hunt received 4,336 votes (41.4%).[1]


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