Signing of the Voting Rights Act

President Lyndon B. Johnson speaking before signing the Voting Rights Act [LBJ Library photo #A1029-11A by Yoichi Okamoto]

Poll: Texans pick LBJ as best president to come out of Lone Star State

Apr 17, 2012

Poll: Texans pick LBJ as best president to come out of Lone Star State

Who is the best President to come out of the Lone Star State?

The winner: 39 percent of Texas voters think Lyndon B. Johnson is the best president to have come out of Texas, according to a recent poll from Public Policy Polling. Another 22 percent chose George W. Bush as the best president and 19 percent chose George H.W. Bush.

Johnson’s win could be attributed to a Republican split: 37 percent of Republicans said George W. Bush was the better president and 31 percent said the senior Bush was best. read more