1879 Louisiana gubernatorial election
|Elections in Louisiana|
The Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1879, was the first election to take place under the Louisiana Constitution of 1879. As a result of this election Louis A. Wiltz became Governor of Louisiana. The election saw widespread intimidation of African-Americans which guaranteed the election of the Democratic nominee.
|Democratic||Louis A. Wiltz||74,769||64.72%|
1876 Louisiana gubernatorial election
|Louisiana gubernatorial elections||Succeeded by|
1884 Louisiana gubernatorial election
- Jeanne Frois. 2006. Louisiana Almanac, 2006–2007 Edition. Gretna, La: Pelican Pub. Co. p.547