1884 Louisiana gubernatorial election

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Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1884

← 1879 April 22, 1884 1888 →
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Nominee Samuel D. McEnery John Stevenson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 88,794 43,502
Percentage 67.12% 32.88%

Governor before election

Samuel D. McEnery
Democratic

Elected Governor

Samuel D. McEnery
Democratic

The Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1884, was the second election to take place under the Louisiana Constitution of 1879. As a result of this election Samuel D. McEnery was re-elected Governor of Louisiana. The election saw widespread intimidation of African-Americans which guaranteed the election of the Democratic nominee.

Results[edit]

Popular Vote[1]

Party Candidate Votes received Percentage
Democratic Samuel D. McEnery 88,794 67.12%
Republican John A. Stevenson 43,502 32.88%
Total Vote 132,296


Preceded by
1879 Louisiana gubernatorial election
Louisiana gubernatorial elections Succeeded by
1888 Louisiana gubernatorial election

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeanne Frois. 2006. Louisiana Almanac, 2006–2007 Edition. Gretna, La: Pelican Pub. Co. p.547