The 1848 United States presidential election in Texas was held on November 7, 1848. Texas voters chose 4 electors to represent the state in the
Electoral College, which chose the
vice president. Texas was
annexed by the United States on February 19, 1846, making this the first presidential election in which the state participated.
Texas overwhelmingly voted for the
Lewis Cass, who received 70.2% of the vote. Texas was, by far, Cass's strongest state, and the only state where he received over 70.2% of the popular vote.
United States presidential election in Texas, 1848