1991 Lt. Gubernatorial Open Primary Election Results - Louisiana
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by rhenderson on 2007-02-12

  Lt. Gubernatorial
Popular Vote
Melinda SchwegmannDemocratic 624,371 42.86%
Paul HardyRepublican 620,199 42.58%
Thomas ClausenDemocratic 115,571 7.93%
James Ellis (Jimmy) RichardsonDemocratic 51,451 3.53%
Gary M. WiltzDemocratic 45,012 3.09%
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Maps1991 Louisiana County Map of Open Primary Election Results for Lt. Governor
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Election Notes:
  • Since no candidate won a majority of the vote, Schwegmann and Hardy went to a runoff election held on November 16th, 1991.
Demographic Data

2000 Population:4,468,976Enum.2000 Population Density:39.6persons/km2
1991 Population:4,253,279Est.1991 Population Density:37.7persons/km2
1990 Population:4,221,826Enum.1990 Population Density:37.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):112,825km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.6%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Louisiana Secretary of State. Results for Election Date: 10/19/91, Louisiana Secretary of State (http://www.sos.louisiana.gov:8090/cgibin/?rqstyp=elcmp&rqsdta=10199110512920) (accessed 12 Feb 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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