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Election results

The following is a list of elections in Mayor of New Orleans and a summary of their results.

Elections since 1930

Since 1930, New Orleans has used a two-round system with a preliminary round and a runoff if no candidate reached a majority in the first round.

Election   First round   Second round   Sources
Winner/top finisher Votes Runner(s)-upA Votes Winner Votes Runner-up Votes
# % # % # % # %
2021 LaToya Cantrell (incumbent) 48,750 64.7 Vina Nguyen 10,133 13.5 N/A
Leilani Heno 6,605 8.8
Belden Batiste 3,863 5.1
2017 LaToya Cantrell 32,025 39 Desiree M. Charbonnet 25,028 30.48 LaToya Cantrell 51,342 60.4 Desiree M. Charbonnet 33,729 39.7 [1][2]
Michael Bagernis 15,405 18.76
Troy Henry 5,270 6.42
2014 Mitch Landrieu (incumbent) 53,441 63.57 Michael Bagneris 27,991 33.29 N/A [3]
2010 Mitch Landrieu 58,279 65.52 Troy Henry 12,278 13.8 N/A [4]
John Georges 8,190 9.21
Rob Couhig 4,874 5.48
2006 Ray Nagin (incumbent) 41,561 38 Mitch Landrieu 31,551 29 Ray Nagin (incumbent) 59,460 52 Mitch Landrieu 54,131 48 [5]
Ron Forman 18,764 17
Rob Couhig 10,312 10
2002 Ray Nagin 38,323 29 Richard Pennington 31,259 23 Ray Nagin 76,639 59 Richard Pennington 53,836 41
Paulette Irons 24,557 18
Jim Singleton 17,503 13
Troy Carter 13,898 10
1998 Marc Morial (incumbent) 92,378 79 Kathleen Cresson 22,767 20 N/A [6]
1994 Donald Mintz 56,305 37 Marc Morial 49,604 32 Marc Morial 93,094 54 Donald Mintz 77,730 46
Mitch Landrieu 14,689 10
Sherman Copelin 11,731 8
Ken Carter 10,818 7
1990 Sidney Barthelemy (incumbent) 79,995 55 Donald Mintz 65,047 44 N/A
1986 William J. Jefferson 62,333 38.6 Sidney Barthelemy 53,961 33.4 Sidney Barthelemy 93,050 58 Bill Jefferson 67,680 42
Sam LeBlanc 40,963 25.2
1982 Ernest Morial (incumbent) 75,929 46.94 Ron Faucheux 73,441 45.35 Ernest Morial (incumbent) 100,703 53.2 Ron Faucheux 88,583 46.8
William J. Jefferson 11,327 6.98
1977 Ernest Morial 41,182 26.63 Joe DiRosa 36,862 23.84 Ernest Morial 90,539 51.7 Joe DiRosa 84,325 48.3
Nat Kiefer 36,597 23.67
deLesseps Morrison, Jr. 32,176 20.81
1973 Moon Landrieu (incumbent) 91,007 69.6 A. S. Lee Fernandez 30,857 23.6 N/A
1969-70 Jimmy Fitzmorris 59,301 34.53 Moon Landrieu 33,093 19.27 Moon Landrieu 89,554 53.8 Jimmy Fitzmorris 76,726 46.2
William J. Guste 29,487 17.17
John J. Petre 22,471 13.08
David Gertler 20,572 11.98
1965 Victor Schiro (incumbent) 81,973 50.1 Jimmy Fitzmorris 78,654 48.1 N/A
1962 Adrian Duplantier 57,001 Victor Schiro 52,685 Victor Schiro 94,157 56.3 Adrian Duplantier 73,057 43.7
James A. Comiskey 37,557
Paul Burke 18,913
1958 deLesseps Morrison (incumbent) 90,802 Claude W. Duke 42,231 deLesseps Morrison (incumbent) 90,802 57.7 Claude W. Duke 43,231 27.4
Fred C. Donaldson 18,999
1954 deLesseps Morrison (incumbent) 94,313 59.4 Thomas Brahney 49,849 31.4 N/A
1950 deLesseps Morrison (incumbent) 120,582 65.1 Charles C. Zatarain 58,260 31.6 N/A
1946 deLesseps Morrison 67,160 50.2 Robert Maestri (incumbent) 63,273 47.3 N/A
1942 Robert Maestri (incumbent) 75,713 55 Shirley Wimberley N/A
1938 cancelled by constitutional amendment N/A
1936 Robert Maestri by acclamation N/A
1934 T. Semmes Walmsley (incumbent) 47,753 45 John Klorer, Sr. 32,066 29 cancelled after Klorer withdrew
Francis Williams 28,085 26
1930 T. Semmes Walmsley (incumbent) Francis Williams

Elections from 1866—1925

The following is a list of elections held between the end of the Civil War and 1925

New Orleans mayoral election, 1925
Martin Behrman 35,911
Paul H. Maloney 33,471
Andrew J. McShane
New Orleans mayoral election, 1920
Andrew J. McShane 22,767 51%
Martin Behrman 21,443 48%
New Orleans mayoral election, 1916
Martin Behrman by acclamation
Socialist candidate, Weller, received about 700 votes
New Orleans mayoral election, 1912
Martin Behrman 27,371
Charles F. Claiborne 13,917
New Orleans mayoral election, 1908
Martin Behrman 26,897
John Porter (Socialist) 270
W. G. Tebault(independent) 89
New Orleans mayoral election, 1904
Martin Behrman 13,962
Charles F. Buck 10,047
New Orleans mayoral election, 1900
Paul Capdevielle 19,366
Walter C. Flower 13,099
New Orleans mayoral election, 1896
Walter C. Flower 23,345
Charles S. Buck 17,295
New Orleans mayoral election, 1892
John Fitzpatrick 20,547
Joseph A. Shakespeare 17,289
New Orleans mayoral election, 1888
Joseph A. Shakespeare 23,313
Robert C. Davey 15,635
New Orleans mayoral election, 1884
J. Valsin Guillotte 18,278
William J. Behan 6,612
New Orleans mayoral election, 1882
William J. Behan 14,897
Abel W. Bosworth 5,346
New Orleans mayoral election, 1880
Joseph A. Shakespeare Democrat 9,803
Jules Denis Democrat 9,362
Cyrus Bussey Republican 4,644
New Orleans mayoral election, 1878
Isaac W. Patton 13,932
Robert S. Howard 7,151
John Wilson 6,887
C. H. Thibault 1,140
New Orleans mayoral election, 1876
Edward Pilsbury Democrat 25,031
C. B. White Republican 15,022
New Orleans mayoral election, 1874
Charles J. Leeds Democrat 25,921
Felix Labatut Republican 14,227
New Orleans mayoral election, 1872
Louis A. Wiltz Democrat 23,896
W. R. Fish Republican 12,984
New Orleans mayoral election, 1870

No election; Benjamin F. Flanders appointed by Governor Henry Clay Warmoth

New Orleans mayoral election, 1868
John R. Conway Democrat 13,895
Seth W. Lewis Republican 13,244
New Orleans mayoral election, 1866
John T. Monroe 3,469
James H. Moore 3,158
W. L. Robinson 33
George Purves 3

Elections before Civil War

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Notes

A.^ Only listing candidates who received a vote share of at least 5%

References

  1. ^ "Louisiana Secretary of State - Election Results".
  2. ^ "Louisiana Secretary of State - Election Results".
  3. ^ "Louisiana Secretary of State - Election Results". Office of Louisiana Secretary of State. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Louisiana Secretary of State - Election Results". Office of Louisiana Secretary of State. Retrieved February 4, 2014.
  5. ^ "Voter Portal". Louisiana Secretary of State. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  6. ^ Louisiana Secretary of State Election Results, 7 Saturday 1998, Mayor, City of New Orleans.