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  LA Governor - Initial Election
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 1995 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 21, 1995 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 21, 1995 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 08, 1996 - 12:00pm
Term End January 10, 2000 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
ContributorJR725
Last ModifiedRBH March 31, 2021 01:49am
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/16/1991
NameEdwin W. Edwards Votes1,057,031 (61.17%)
Term01/13/1992 - 01/08/1996 Margin386,022 (+22.34%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/18/1995
NameM. J. "Mike" Foster Jr. Votes984,499 (63.50%)
Term01/08/1996 - 01/10/2000 Margin418,638 (+27.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceLA Governor - Runoff 11/18/1995
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07/07/1995 10/17/1995

CANDIDATES (2 Winners)
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Name St. Sen. M. J. "Mike" Foster Jr. Rep. Cleo C. Fields Treasurer Mary Landrieu Gov. Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer III Phil Preis Lt. Gov. Melinda Schwegmann St. Rep. Robert Adley
PartyRepublican Democratic Democratic Republican Democratic Democratic Democratic
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes385,267 (26.10%) 280,921 (19.03%) 271,938 (18.43%) 263,330 (17.84%) 133,271 (9.03%) 71,288 (4.83%) 27,534 (1.87%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -104,346 (-7.07%) -113,329 (-7.68%) -121,937 (-8.26%) -251,996 (-17.07%) -313,979 (-21.27%) -357,733 (-24.24%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg16.37%-- 9.03%-- 12.84%-- 19.14%-- 4.83%-- 7.33%-- 0.53%--
Mason-Dixon 
10/15/95-10/17/95
21.00% 12.0 12.00% -- 16.00% 1.0 18.00% 9.0 6.00% 4.0 6.00% 2.0 2.00% 1.0
Ed Renwick 
10/03/95-10/08/95
13.00% 9.0 7.00% 1.0 12.00% -- 17.00% 3.0 7.00% -- 9.00% -- 1.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
10/04/95-10/05/95
13.70% -- 9.90% -- 9.90% -- 19.30% -- 4.10% -- 7.70% -- 1.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
09/22/95-09/25/95
9.00% 3.0 12.00% 4.0 17.00% 4.0 27.00% 6.0 2.00% 1.0 8.00% 4.0 1.00% 1.0
Kitchens Group (D) 
09/20/95-09/22/95
17.00% -- 11.00% -- 18.00% -- 24.00% -- 6.00% -- 12.00% -- 2.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/24/95-08/30/95
6.30% -- 7.10% -- 11.00% -- 25.50% -- 1.30% -- 8.00% -- 0.80% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Arthur D. "Jim" Nichols Gene H. Alexander Kenneth Woods Darryl Paul Ward Belinda Alexandrenko Lonnie L. Creech Cary Kimbrell
PartyOther Democratic Other Other Democratic Other Republican
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Certified Votes16,616 (1.13%) 5,688 (0.39%) 4,964 (0.34%) 4,210 (0.29%) 3,161 (0.21%) 2,338 (0.16%) 2,070 (0.14%)
Margin-368,651 (-24.98%) -379,579 (-25.72%) -380,303 (-25.77%) -381,057 (-25.82%) -382,106 (-25.89%) -382,929 (-25.95%) -383,197 (-25.96%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.66%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.50%-- 0.11%--
Mason-Dixon 
10/15/95-10/17/95
0.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% --
Ed Renwick 
10/03/95-10/08/95
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
10/04/95-10/05/95
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
09/22/95-09/25/95
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Kitchens Group (D) 
09/20/95-09/22/95
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/24/95-08/30/95
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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DROPPED OUT - NO VOTES
William J. Jefferson (D)
Mar 07, 1995 - Sep 19, 1995

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