1994 Shreveport mayoral election

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Candidate Robert W. "Bo" Williams Roy Cary
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 38,678 27,030
Percentage 58.86% 41.14%

Mayor before election

Hazel Beard
Republican

Elected Mayor

Robert W. "Bo" Williams
Republican

The 1994 Shreveport mayoral election resulted in the election of Republican councilman Robert W. "Bo" Williams in the race to succeed incumbent Hazel Beard. The primary election was held on October 1, 1994. Williams and fellow councilman Roy Cary advanced to the general election held on November 8, 1994.

Notably, incumbent mayor Beard decided not to run for re-election though she has served only one term and was eligible to contest another race. Former mayor John Brennan Hussey ran in the primary, but came third and therefore did not advance to the general election. As of 2022 this is the most recent election in which a Republican was elected mayor of Shreveport.

Results

1994 Mayor of Shreveport primary election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert W. "Bo" Williams 16,412 30.05%
Democratic Roy Cary 15,291 28.00%
Democratic John Brennan Hussey 11,855 21.71%
Republican Henry Burns 8,888 16.28%
Democratic Ken Epperson 1,002 1.83%
Independent Hank Hubley 653 1.20%
Republican Gary Wilkins 178 0.33%
Democratic Bob Pitts 165 0.30%
Democratic Earl Williams Davis II 163 0.30%
Total votes 54,607 100%
1994 Mayor of Shreveport general election[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert W. "Bo" Williams 38,678 58.86%
Democratic Roy Cary 27,030 41.14%
Total votes 65,708 100%

References

  1. ^ "October 1 1994 Primary Election Results". Louisiana Department of State. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  2. ^ "November 8 1994 General Election Results". Louisiana Department of State. Retrieved 8 January 2022.