Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1963–64

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Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1963-64

← 1959-60
March 3, 1964
1967 →

 

Nominee
John McKeithen
Charlton Lyons

Party
Democratic
Republican

Popular vote
469,589
297,753

Percentage
60.72%
37.50%

Governor before election
Jimmie Davis
Democratic

Elected Governor
John McKeithen
Democratic

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The Louisiana gubernatorial election of 1963–64 was held in three rounds. The two Democratic Party primaries were held on December 7, 1963 and January 11, 1964. The general election was held on March 3, 1964. The 1964 election saw the election of John McKeithen as governor.

Contents

1 Candidates
2 Campaign
3 Results
4 Significance of the election