Statewide Results
Y For 46,153 75.8% 31,406
N Against 14,747 24.2%
  Total 60,900 100%

ELECTION NOTES.

  • Following the manuscript returns. For discussion as well as a transcription, see Joe T. Timmons, "The Referendum in Texas on the Ordinance of Secession, February 23, 1861: The Vote," 11.2 East Texas Historical Journal 12, 15f.

TABLE OF RESULTS.

Jurisdiction For Against
Sum 46,153
75.8%
14,747
24.2%
Anderson 870
98.3%
15
1.7%
Angelina 139
43.0%
184
57.0%
Archer 0
—%
0
—%
Atascosa 145
61.4%
91
38.6%
Austin 825
79.6%
212
20.4%
Bandera 33
50.8%
32
49.2%
Bastrop 335
48.8%
352
51.2%
Baylor 0
—%
0
—%
Bee 139
89.7%
16
10.3%
Bell 456
69.7%
198
30.3%
Bexar Land Dist. 0
—%
0
—%
Bexar Terr. 0
—%
0
—%
Bexar 827
53.8%
709
46.2%
Blanco 108
38.8%
170
61.2%
Bosque 223
73.8%
79
26.2%
Bowie 268
94.7%
15
5.3%
Brazoria 527
99.6%
2
0.4%
Brazos 215
83.0%
44
17.0%
Brown 16
100.0%
0
0.0%
Buchanan 0
—%
0
—%
Burleson 422
83.4%
84
16.6%
Burnet 157
38.8%
248
61.2%
Caldwell 434
69.8%
188
30.2%
Calhoun 276
94.5%
16
5.5%
Callahan 0
—%
0
—%
Cameron 600
94.2%
37
5.8%
Cass 423
93.0%
32
7.0%
Chambers 109
80.7%
26
19.3%
Cherokee 1,106
96.7%
38
3.3%
Clay 0
—%
0
—%
Coleman 0
—%
0
—%
Collin 405
29.9%
948
70.1%
Colorado 584
63.9%
330
36.1%
Comal 239
73.5%
86
26.5%
Comanche 86
95.6%
4
4.4%
Concho 0
—%
0
—%
Cooke 137
38.3%
221
61.7%
Coryell 293
84.2%
55
15.8%
Dallas 741
75.8%
237
24.2%
Dawson (original) 0
—%
0
—%
De Witt 472
90.6%
49
9.4%
Denton 331
56.4%
256
43.6%
Dimmit 0
—%
0
—%
Duval 0
—%
0
—%
Eastland 0
—%
0
—%
Edwards 0
—%
0
—%
El Paso 871
99.8%
2
0.2%
Ellis 527
75.4%
172
24.6%
Encinal 0
—%
0
—%
Erath 185
87.3%
27
12.7%
Falls 215
72.4%
82
27.6%
Fannin 471
41.8%
656
58.2%
Fayette 580
48.1%
626
51.9%
Fort Bend 486
100.0%
0
0.0%
Freestone 585
99.5%
3
0.5%
Frio 0
—%
0
—%
Galveston 765
95.9%
33
4.1%
Gillespie 16
3.9%
398
96.1%
Goliad 291
92.1%
25
7.9%
Gonzales 802
90.9%
80
9.1%
Grayson 463
33.9%
901
66.1%
Greer 0
—%
0
—%
Grimes 907
99.0%
9
1.0%
Guadalupe 314
93.5%
22
6.5%
Hamilton 86
98.9%
1
1.1%
Hardeman 0
—%
0
—%
Hardin 167
72.9%
62
27.1%
Harris 1,128
87.4%
163
12.6%
Harrison 866
95.2%
44
4.8%
Haskell 0
—%
0
—%
Hays 166
59.1%
115
40.9%
Henderson 397
89.2%
48
10.8%
Hidalgo 62
86.1%
10
13.9%
Hill 376
85.6%
63
14.4%
Hopkins 697
68.9%
315
31.1%
Houston 552
93.6%
38
6.4%
Hunt 416
55.1%
339
44.9%
Jack 14
15.6%
76
84.4%
Jackson 147
65.6%
77
34.4%
Jasper 318
92.7%
25
7.3%
Jefferson 256
94.5%
15
5.5%
Johnson 531
94.5%
31
5.5%
Jones 0
—%
0
—%
Karnes 153
99.4%
1
0.6%
Kaufman 461
74.8%
155
25.2%
Kerr 76
57.1%
57
42.9%
Kimble 0
—%
0
—%
Kinney 0
—%
0
—%
Knox 0
—%
0
—%
La Salle 0
—%
0
—%
Lamar 553
45.5%
663
54.5%
Lampasas 85
53.1%
75
46.9%
Lavaca 592
94.3%
36
5.7%
Leon 534
86.7%
82
13.3%
Liberty 422
97.7%
10
2.3%
Limestone 525
98.3%
9
1.7%
Live Oak 141
94.0%
9
6.0%
Llano 150
67.6%
72
32.4%
Madison 213
95.5%
10
4.5%
Marion 467
100.0%
0
0.0%
Mason 2
2.6%
75
97.4%
Matagorda 243
96.8%
8
3.2%
Maverick 0
—%
0
—%
McCulloch 0
—%
0
—%
McLennan 586
75.4%
191
24.6%
McMullen 0
—%
0
—%
Medina 140
40.3%
207
59.7%
Menard 0
—%
0
—%
Milam 468
77.6%
135
22.4%
Montague 50
36.8%
86
63.2%
Montgomery 318
76.4%
98
23.6%
Nacogdoches 317
77.1%
94
22.9%
Navarro 621
94.2%
38
5.8%
Newton 178
98.3%
3
1.7%
Nueces 142
77.2%
42
22.8%
Orange 142
97.9%
3
2.1%
Palo Pinto 107
100.0%
0
0.0%
Panola 556
99.1%
5
0.9%
Parker 535
89.8%
61
10.2%
Polk 567
96.3%
22
3.7%
Presidio 0
—%
0
—%
Red River 347
55.0%
284
45.0%
Refugio 142
91.0%
14
9.0%
Robertson 391
83.7%
76
16.3%
Runnels 0
—%
0
—%
Rusk 1,376
91.1%
135
8.9%
Sabine 143
88.8%
18
11.2%
San Augustine 243
91.7%
22
8.3%
San Patricio 56
94.9%
3
5.1%
San Saba 113
65.3%
60
34.7%
Shackelford 0
—%
0
—%
Shelby 333
92.2%
28
7.8%
Smith 1,149
95.8%
50
4.2%
Starr 180
98.9%
2
1.1%
Tarrant 499
79.1%
132
20.9%
Taylor 0
—%
0
—%
Throckmorton 0
—%
0
—%
Titus 411
59.9%
275
40.1%
Travis 450
39.0%
704
61.0%
Trinity 206
96.3%
8
3.7%
Tyler 417
99.0%
4
1.0%
Upshur 957
94.4%
57
5.6%
Uvalde 16
17.4%
76
82.6%
Van Zandt 181
58.8%
127
41.2%
Victoria 313
78.1%
88
21.9%
Walker 490
88.9%
61
11.1%
Washington 1,131
96.3%
43
3.7%
Webb 70
100.0%
0
0.0%
Wharton 249
99.2%
2
0.8%
Wichita 0
—%
0
—%
Wilbarger 0
—%
0
—%
Williamson 349
42.1%
480
57.9%
Wilson 92
81.4%
21
18.6%
Wise 78
50.6%
76
49.4%
Wood 451
70.2%
191
29.8%
Young Terr. 0
—%
0
—%
Young 166
84.3%
31
15.7%
Zapata 212
100.0%
0
0.0%
Zavala 0
—%
0
—%