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  LA Governor - Runoff
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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 1979 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 08, 1979 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 08, 1979 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start March 10, 1980 - 12:00pm
Term End March 12, 1984 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.64% Total Population
ContributorKarma Policeman
Last ModifiedRBH November 05, 2011 04:41pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/01/1975
NameEdwin W. Edwards Votes750,107 (62.35%)
Term03/08/1976 - 03/10/1980 Margin457,887 (+38.06%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/22/1983
NameEdwin W. Edwards Votes1,006,561 (62.29%)
Term03/12/1984 - 03/14/1988 Margin418,053 (+25.87%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Oct 27, 1979 LA Governor - Initial Election David C. Treen
D 1,063,423R 297,674OTH 4,783
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Name Rep. David C. Treen Louis Lambert  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes690,691 (50.35%) 681,134 (49.65%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -9,557 (-0.70%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $3,277,420.00 12/1 $1,529,623.00  
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