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Lyndon Johnson's Victory in the 1948 Texas Senate Race: A Reappraisal
Dale Baum and James L. Hailey reevaluate Lyndon Baines Johnson's controversial victory in the 1948 Texas senatorial runoff election. They demonstrate that "second efforts" on LBJ's behalf proved to be of no unusual help to him in the runoff and that the statewide result hinged on the combination of LBJ's success and his opponent's failure to mobilize former supporters for the second round of balloting.

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