1990 Shreveport mayoral election

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Candidate Hazel Beard C. O. Simpkins
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 38,683 26,367
Percentage 59.47% 40.53%

Mayor before election

John Brennan Hussey
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Hazel Beard
Republican

The 1990 Shreveport mayoral election resulted in the election of Republican councilwoman Hazel Beard in the race to succeed the term limited incumbent, John Brennan Hussey. The primary election was held on October 6, 1990. Beard and C. O. Simpkins, a dentist and civil rights activist, advanced to the general election held on November 6, 1994. Beard became the first woman, and the first Republican since Reconstruction, to serve as mayor of Shreveport.

Results

1990 Mayor of Shreveport primary election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic C. O. Simpkins 21,242 31.92%
Republican Hazel Beard 15,234 22.89%
Democratic Bill Bush 7,566 11.37%
Republican Ron Bean 5,064 7.61%
Republican Carolyn Whitehurst 5,005 7.52%
Republican Gary Childress 3,969 5.96%
Republican Doug Rimmer 3,824 5.75%
Democratic Hersy Jones Jr. 2,524 3.79%
Democratic Richard Flicker 1,126 1.69%
Democratic Bubba Hardin 552 0.83%
Independent Ronnie Glynn Johnson 229 0.34%
Republican Tim Goeders 215 0.32%
Total votes 66,550 100%
1990 Mayor of Shreveport general election[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hazel Beard 38,683 59.47%
Democratic C. O. Simpkins 26,367 40.53%
Total votes 65,040 100%

References

  1. ^ "October 6 1990 Primary Election Results". Louisiana Department of State. Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  2. ^ "November 6 1990 General Election Results". Louisiana Department of State. Retrieved 9 January 2022.