1986 Senatorial Open Primary Election Results - Louisiana
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by rhenderson on 2007-05-12

Popular Vote
W. Henson MooreRepublican 529,433 44.22%
John B. BreauxDemocratic 447,328 37.36%
Samuel B. (Sammy) NunezDemocratic 73,505 6.14%
J. E. Jumonville, Jr.Democratic 53,394 4.46%
Sherman A. BernardDemocratic 52,479 4.38%
Eli WilliamsDemocratic 7,286 0.61%
Robert H. BriggsDemocratic 6,953 0.58%
Frank J. McTopyIndependent 6,746 0.56%
Fred J. CollinsDemocratic 5,341 0.45%
Johnny H. MyersDemocratic 4,084 0.34%
Ken (Cousin Ken) LewisDemocratic 3,415 0.29%
YOther (+) - 7,277 0.61%
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Maps1986 Louisiana County Map of Open Primary Election Results for Senator
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Election Notes:
  • Since no candidate won a majority, Moore and Breaux went to a runoff held in November 1986.
  • Plaquemines Parish results computed from differences between LA-SOS tally and OC.com tally.
Demographic Data

1990 Population:4,221,826Enum.1990 Population Density:37.4persons/km2
1986 Population:0Est.1986 Population Density:0.0persons/km2
1980 Population:4,206,116Enum.1980 Population Density:37.3persons/km2
Land Area (2000):112,825km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Louisiana Secretary of State. Results for Election Date: 9/27/86, Louisiana Secretary of State (http://www.sos.louisiana.gov:8090/cgibin/?rqstyp=elcmp&rqsdta=09278614012601) (accessed 12 May 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
Results for and Individual Parish:
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