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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1964 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open March 03, 1964 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close March 03, 1964 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start May 12, 1964 - 12:00pm
Term End May 09, 1968 - 12:00pm
Turnout 23.75% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH August 21, 2007 09:22am
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections
American Governors and Gubernatorial Elections, 1775-1978 Glashan
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/19/1960
NameJimmie H. Davis Votes407,907 (80.52%)
Term05/10/1960 - 05/12/1964 Margin321,772 (+63.52%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won02/06/1968
NameJohn J. McKeithen Votes372,762 (100.00%)
Term05/09/1968 - 05/09/1972 Margin372,762 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Dec 07, 1963 LA Governor - D Primary deLesseps S. "Chep" Morrison D 906,475
Jan 11, 1964 LA Governor - D Runoff John J. McKeithen D 944,066
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Name John J. McKeithen Charlton H. Lyons, Sr. Thomas S. Williams  
PartyDemocratic Republican States Rights  
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Uncertified Votes469,589 (60.72%) 297,753 (38.50%) 6,048 (0.78%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -171,836 (-22.22%) -463,541 (-59.94%)  
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