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  LA Governor - Initial Election
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1987 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 24, 1987 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 24, 1987 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start March 14, 1988 - 12:00pm
Term End January 08, 1992 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
Turnout 18.51% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedRBH July 31, 2016 09:21pm
Data Sources[Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/22/1983
NameEdwin W. Edwards Votes1,006,561 (62.29%)
Term03/12/1984 - 03/14/1988 Margin418,053 (+25.87%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/16/1987
NameCharles E. "Buddy" Roemer III Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/14/1988 - 03/11/1991 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceLA Governor - Runoff 11/16/1987
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09/25/1987 10/18/1987

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer III (I) Gov. Edwin W. Edwards Rep. Bob Livingston Rep. Wilbert J. "Billy" Tauzin Secretary of State Jim Brown Rep. Speedy O. Long Earl J. Amedee
PartyDemocratic Democratic Republican Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes516,128 (33.16%) 434,802 (27.93%) 287,770 (18.49%) 154,444 (9.92%) 138,824 (8.92%) 18,736 (1.20%) 3,767 (0.24%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -81,326 (-5.22%) -228,358 (-14.67%) -361,684 (-23.23%) -377,304 (-24.24%) -497,392 (-31.95%) -512,361 (-32.91%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/1 $2,640,637.00 12/1 $3,021,750.00 12/1 $2,258,083.00 12/1 $2,753,222.00 12/1 $2,393,270.00 12/1 $75,110.00 $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg21.40%-- 20.40%-- 18.29%-- 11.90%-- 9.30%-- 1.30%-- 0.00%--
Mason-Dixon 
10/16/87-10/18/87
21.80% 9.8 20.80% 1.2 19.10% 1.1 12.30% 6.7 9.70% 5.3 1.70% 0.7 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
09/25/87-09/30/87
12.00% -- 22.00% -- 18.00% -- 19.00% -- 15.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Patrick T. Caffery
  Alliance for Good Government
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Ken "Cousin Ken" Lewis  
PartyDemocratic  
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Certified Votes2,264 (0.15%)  
Margin-513,864 (-33.01%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
Website  
Entry Date --  
MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%--  
Mason-Dixon 
10/16/87-10/18/87
0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
09/25/87-09/30/87
0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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00/00/1987 Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer III TVAd Contrast eng "I Say Things That Make Some People Angry"  00:01:01 Green Pigs 

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