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Shreveport mayoral election, 2014

Shreveport mayoral election, 2014

November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04)

Party Democratic Independent
Popular vote 26,063 19,860
Percentage 63.30 36.70

Mayor before election

Cedric Glover

Elected Mayor

Ollie Tyler

The 2014 Shreveport mayoral election resulted in the election of the Democrat Ollie Tyler as the first African-American female mayor of Shreveport. The nonpartisan blanket primary was held on November 4, 2014, and as no candidate obtained the required majority, the general election followed on December 6, 2014.

No Republican sought the position.



  1. ^ a b "Louisiana Secretary of State - Election Results". Louisiana Department of State. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 

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Mayor of Shreveport nonpartisan blanket primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ollie Tyler 26,063 43.70
Independent Victoria Provenza 15,218 25.52
Democratic Patrick C. Williams, District 4 member of the Louisiana House of Representatives 12,901 12.63
Democratic Sam Jenkins 2,570 4.31
Independent Anna Marie Arpino 1,431 2.40
Independent Jim Crowley 1,126 1.89
Independent Melvin Slack 332 0.56
Total votes 59,641 100
Mayor of Shreveport general election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ollie Tyler 34,261 63.30
Independent Victoria Provenza 19,860 36.70
Total votes 54,121 100
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