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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1960 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 19, 1960 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 19, 1960 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start May 10, 1960 - 12:00pm
Term End May 12, 1964 - 12:00pm
Turnout 15.55% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH June 17, 2010 06:27pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/17/1956
NameEarl Kemp Long Votes172,291 (100.00%)
Term05/08/1956 - 05/10/1960 Margin172,291 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won03/03/1964
NameJohn J. McKeithen Votes469,589 (60.72%)
Term05/12/1964 - 05/09/1968 Margin171,836 (+22.22%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Dec 05, 1959 LA Governor - D Primary deLesseps S. "Chep" Morrison
D 842,609
Jan 09, 1960 LA Governor - D Runoff Jimmie H. Davis
D 901,791
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Name Gov. Jimmie H. Davis Francis C. Grevemberg Kent H. Courtney (W) Maurice Clark  
PartyDemocratic Republican States Rights Independent  
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Uncertified Votes407,907 (80.53%) 86,135 (17.00%) 12,515 (2.47%) 5 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -321,772 (-63.52%) -395,392 (-78.05%) -407,902 (-80.52%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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