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  LA District 7 - Special D Runoff
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > LA - District 07
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm
Polls Open October 02, 1965 - 07:00am
Polls Close October 02, 1965 - 03:00pm
Term Start October 18, 1965 - 12:00am
Term End January 03, 1967 - 12:00am
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH June 12, 2011 10:39pm
Data SourcesLake Charles American Press, 10/8/1965
Description The Special General Election, scheduled for October 26th, 1965, was cancelled, and the Democratic Primary runoff was effectively the general election for this seat.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameT. Ashton Thompson Votes38,492 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1965 - 07/01/1965 Margin38,492 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1966
NameEdwin W. Edwards Votes34,655 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1967 - 01/03/1969 Margin34,655 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 11, 1965 LA District 7 - Special D Primary Edwin W. Edwards
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Name Edwin W. Edwards Gary Tyler  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
Certified Votes51,988 (53.75%) 44,735 (46.25%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,253 (-7.50%)  
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