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Governor | Session | Year | Vetoes |
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Greg Abbott | 84th R.S. | 2015 | 44 |
Rick Perry | 83rd R.S. | 2013 | 28 |
Rick Perry | 82nd R.S. | 2011 | 25 |
Rick Perry | 81st R.S. | 2009 | 39 |
Rick Perry | 80th R.S. | 2007 | 56 |
Rick Perry | 79th R.S. | 2005 | 20 |
Rick Perry | 78th R.S. | 2003 | 50 |
Rick Perry | 77th R.S. | 2001 | 83 |
George W. Bush | 76th R.S. | 1999 | 34 |
George W. Bush | 75th R.S. | 1997 | 38 |
George W. Bush | 74th R.S. | 1995 | 26 |
Ann W. Richards | 73rd R.S. | 1993 | 27 |
Ann W. Richards | 72nd R.S. | 1991 | 36 |
Ann W. Richards | 72nd 1st C.S. | 1991 | 1 |
William P. Clements | 71st R.S. | 1989 | 56 |
William P. Clements | 71st 4th C.S. | 1990 | 1 |
William P. Clements | 71st 5th C.S. | 1990 | 2 |
William P. Clements | 71st 6th C.S. | 1990 | 1 |
William P. Clements | 70th R.S. | 1987 | 52 |
William P. Clements | 70th 2nd C.S. | 1987 | 2 |
Mark W. White, Jr. | 69th R.S. | 1985 | 51 |
Mark W. White, Jr. | 69th 3rd C.S. | 1986 | 1 |
Mark W. White, Jr. | 68th R.S. | 1983 | 43 |
William P. Clements | 67th R.S. | 1981 | 28 |
William P. Clements | 67th 1st C.S. | 1981 | 1 |
William P. Clements | 66th R.S. | 1979 | 49 |
Dolph Briscoe | 65th R.S. | 1977 | 26 |
Dolph Briscoe | 64th R.S. | 1975 | 19 |
Dolph Briscoe | 63rd R.S. | 1973 | 30 |
Preston Smith | 62nd R.S. | 1971 | 22 |
Preston Smith | 62nd 1st C.S. | 1971 | 1 |
Preston Smith | 62nd 3rd C.S. | 1972 | 1 |
Preston Smith | 61st R.S. | 1969 | 67 |
Preston Smith | 61st 2nd C.S. | 1969 | 5 |
John B. Connally, Jr. | 60th R.S. | 1967 | 49 |
John B. Connally, Jr. | 60th 1st C.S. | 1968 | 3 |
John B. Connally, Jr. | 59th R.S. | 1965 | 41 |
John B. Connally, Jr. | 58th R.S. | 1963 | 12 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 57th R.S. | 1961 | 15 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 57th 1st C.S. | 1961 | 1 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 57th 3rd C.S. | 1962 | 1 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 56th R.S. | 1959 | 10 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 56th 1st C.S. | 1959 | 3 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 56th 2nd C.S. | 1959 | 2 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 56th 3rd C.S. | 1959 | 3 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 55th R.S. | 1957 | 8 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 55th 1st C.S. | 1957 | 5 |
Price Daniel, Sr. | 55th 2nd C.S. | 1957 | 1 |
Robert Allan Shivers | 54th R.S. | 1955 | 25 |
Robert Allan Shivers | 53rd R.S. | 1953 | 23 |
Robert Allan Shivers | 53rd 1st C.S. | 1954 | 4 |
Robert Allan Shivers | 52nd R.S. | 1951 | 38 |
Beauford H. Jester | 51st R.S. | 1949 | 5 |
Beauford H. Jester | 50th R.S. | 1947 | 14 |
Coke R. Stevenson | 49th R.S. | 1945 | 19 |
Coke R. Stevenson | 48th R.S. | 1943 | 37 |
W. Lee O'Daniel | 47th R.S. | 1941 | 28 |
W. Lee O'Daniel | 46th R.S. | 1939 | 32 |
James V Allred | 45th R.S. | 1937 | 28 |
James V Allred | 45th 1st C.S. | 1937 | 4 |
James V Allred | 45th 2nd C.S. | 1937 | 2 |
James V Allred | 44th R.S. | 1935 | 22 |
James V Allred | 44th 2nd C.S. | 1935 | 1 |
James V Allred | 44th 3rd C.S. | 1936 | 2 |
Miriam Ferguson | 43rd R.S. | 1933 | 11 |
Miriam Ferguson | 43rd 1st C.S. | 1933 | 6 |
Miriam Ferguson | 43rd 2nd C.S. | 1934 | 7 |
Miriam Ferguson | 43rd 3rd C.S. | 1934 | 1 |
Ross S. Sterling | 42nd R.S. | 1931 | 7 |
Ross S. Sterling | 42nd 2nd C.S. | 1931 | 1 |
Ross S. Sterling | 42nd 3rd C.S. | 1932 | 5 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 41st R.S. | 1929 | 38 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 41st 1st C.S. | 1929 | 11 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 41st 2nd C.S. | 1929 | 26 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 41st 3rd C.S. | 1929 | 5 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 41st 4th C.S. | 1930 | 4 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 41st 5th C.S. | 1930 | 11 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 40th R.S. | 1927 | 31 |
Daniel J. Moody, Jr. | 40th 1st C.S. | 1927 | 5 |
Miriam Ferguson | 39th R.S. | 1925 | 16 |
Miriam Ferguson | 39th 1st C.S. | 1926 | 15 |
Pat M. Neff | 38th R.S. | 1923 | 43 |
Pat M. Neff | 38th 2nd C.S. | 1923 | 16 |
Pat M. Neff | 38th 3rd C.S. | 1923 | 3 |
Pat M. Neff | 37th R.S. | 1921 | 22 |
Pat M. Neff | 37th 1st C.S. | 1921 | 8 |
Pat M. Neff | 37th 2nd C.S. | 1921 | 1 |
William P. Hobby | 36th R.S. | 1919 | 9 |
William P. Hobby | 36th 2nd C.S. | 1919 | 6 |
William P. Hobby | 36th 3rd C.S. | 1920 | 1 |
James E. Ferguson | 35th R.S. | 1917 | 15 |
James E. Ferguson | 35th 1st C.S. | 1917 | 3 |
James E. Ferguson | 34th R.S. | 1915 | 9 |
Oscar Branch Colquitt | 33rd R.S. | 1913 | 42 |
Oscar Branch Colquitt | 33rd 1st C.S. | 1913 | 6 |
Oscar Branch Colquitt | 33rd 2nd C.S. | 1914 | 1 |
Oscar Branch Colquitt | 32nd R.S. | 1911 | 17 |
Oscar Branch Colquitt | 32nd 1st C.S. | 1911 | 7 |
Thomas Mitchell Campbell | 31st R.S. | 1909 | 17 |
Thomas Mitchell Campbell | 31st 1st C.S. | 1909 | 3 |
Thomas Mitchell Campbell | 31st 2nd C.S. | 1909 | 3 |
Thomas Mitchell Campbell | 30th R.S. | 1907 | 7 |
Thomas Mitchell Campbell | 30th 1st C.S. | 1907 | 2 |
S.W.T. Lanham | 29th R.S. | 1905 | 9 |
S.W.T. Lanham | 29th 1st C.S. | 1905 | 1 |
S.W.T. Lanham | 28th R.S. | 1903 | 21 |
S.W.T. Lanham | 28th 1st C.S. | 1903 | 1 |
Joseph D. Sayers | 27th R.S. | 1901 | 15 |
Joseph D. Sayers | 27th 2nd C.S. | 1901 | 2 |
Joseph D. Sayers | 26th R.S. | 1899 | 17 |
Charles A. Culberson | 25th R.S. | 1897 | 19 |
Charles A. Culberson | 24th R.S. | 1895 | 11 |
James Stephen Hogg | 23rd R.S. | 1893 | 11 |
James Stephen Hogg | 22nd R.S. | 1891 | 4 |
Lawrence Sullivan Ross | 21st R.S. | 1889 | 5 |
Lawrence Sullivan Ross | 20th R.S. | 1887 | 2 |
John Ireland | 19th R.S. | 1885 | 7 |
John Ireland | 18th R.S. | 1883 | 3 |
Oran M. Roberts | 17th R.S. | 1881 | 4 |
Oran M. Roberts | 17th 1st C.S. | 1882 | 1 |
Oran M. Roberts | 16th R.S. | 1879 | 6 |
Richard Coke | 15th R.S. | 1876 | 14 |
Richard Coke | 14th R.S. | 1874 | 12 |
Richard Coke | 14th 2nd C.S. | 1875 | 10 |
Edmund J. Davis | 13th R.S. | 1873 | 57 |
Edmund J. Davis | 12th 1st C.S. | 1870 | 72 |
Edmund J. Davis | 12th R.S. | 1871 | 41 |
Edmund J. Davis | 12th Adjourned | 1871 | 11 |
James W. Throckmorton | 11th R.S. | 1866 | 7 |
Pendleton Murrah | 10th R.S. | 1863 | 5 |
Francis R. Lubbock | 9th R.S. | 1862 | 1 |
Sam Houston | 8th R.S. | 1860 | 4 |
Hardin R. Runnels | 7th R.S. | 1858 | 13 |
Elisha M. Pease | 6th Adjourned | 1856 | 4 |
Elisha M. Pease | 6th R.S. | 1856 | 18 |
Elisha M. Pease | 5th R.S. | 1854 | 3 |
Peter Hansbrough Bell | 4th R.S. | 1852 | 1 |
Peter Hansbrough Bell | 3rd 2nd C.S. | 1850 | 1 |
Peter Hansbrough Bell | 3rd 1st C.S. | 1850 | 1 |
J. Pinckney Henderson | 1st R.S. | 1846 | 2 |
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