New Orleans mayoral election, 1962

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The New Orleans mayoral election of 1962 resulted in the election of interim mayor Victor Schiro to his first full term as mayor of New Orleans.


First Democratic Party Primary, January 27, 1962

Candidate Votes received
Adrian G. Duplantier 57,001
Victor Schiro 52,685
James A. Comiskey 37,557
Paul Burke 18,913
Addison Roswell Thompson 742
Anthony Deckelmann 472
Frank Ber 350
Joseph Janusa 192
Allen LaCombe 126

Second Democratic Party Primary, March 3, 1962

Candidate Votes received
Victor Schiro 94,157
Adrian Duplantier 73,057


  • Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee. Mayoralty: First and Second Democratic Primary Elections, 1962.