Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1932

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Louisiana Democratic gubernatorial primary, 1932
1928 ←
January 19, 1932 → 1936

  Oscar K. Allen.jpg
Nominee Oscar K. Allen Dudley J. LeBlanc George Seth Guion
Party Democratic Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 214,699 110,048 53,756
Percentage 56.51% 28.96% 14.15%

Governor before election

Alvin Olin King

Elected Governor

Oscar K. Allen

The Louisiana gubernatorial election of 1932 was held on January 19, 1932. Like most Southern states between Reconstruction and the civil rights era, Louisiana's Republican Party had virtually no electoral support. This meant that the Democratic Party primary held on this date was the real contest over who would be governor. The election resulted in the election of Oscar K. Allen as governor of Louisiana.


Democratic Party Primary, January 19

Candidate Votes received Percent
Oscar K. Allen 214,699 56.51%
Dudley J. LeBlanc 110,048 28.96%
George Seth Guion 53,756 14.15%
William C. Boone 976 0.26%
William L. Clark, Jr. 470 0.12%

Preceded by
1928 gubernatorial election
Louisiana gubernatorial elections Succeeded by
1936 gubernatorial election


  • State of Louisiana. Compilation of Primary Election Returns of the Democratic Party, State of Louisiana, 1932.