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  LA Governor
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1972 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open February 01, 1972 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close February 01, 1972 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start May 09, 1972 - 12:00pm
Term End May 09, 1976 - 12:00pm
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedRBH July 13, 2021 12:19am
Data SourcesPolitics in America
May 1979
Congressional Quarterly
P. 172
Description According to Congressional Quarterly this election was held Feb 1, 1972.

Rulers.org lists the date of Edwards Inaguration as May 9, 1972.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won02/06/1968
NameJohn J. McKeithen Votes372,762 (100.00%)
Term05/09/1968 - 05/09/1972 Margin372,762 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/01/1975
NameEdwin W. Edwards Votes750,107 (62.35%)
Term03/08/1976 - 03/10/1980 Margin457,887 (+38.06%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Nov 06, 1971 LA Governor - D Primary
Edwin W. Edwards
D 1,182,043
Nov 06, 1971 LA Governor - R Primary
David C. Treen
R 10,571
Dec 18, 1971 LA Governor - D Runoff
Edwin W. Edwards
D 1,164,036
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Name Rep. Edwin W. Edwards David C. Treen  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes 641,146 (57.17%) 480,424 (42.84%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -160,722 (-14.33%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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Entry Date 00/00/1972 00/00/1972  
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