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1983 Run-Off Elections

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-11-18

Duration: 00:08:36

Subjects: Politics | Government | Elections, 1983 | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance election, 1983 | Bernard, Sherman A., 1925-2012 | Louisiana lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1983 | Freeman, Robert L., 1934- | Fitzmorris, James E. (James Edward), 1921-


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Leslie, Carole Reporter
  • Bernard, Sherman Interviewee
  • Brennan, Dave Interviewee
  • Fitzmorris, Jimmy Interviewee
  • Freeman, Bobby Interviewee


This segment from the November 18, 1983, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a preview of the November 19th statewide run-off elections. It includes: Ken Johnson’s run-down of the twenty-nine remaining races for House and Senate seats in the Louisiana Legislature; Carole Leslie’s report on the run-off election for Commissioner of Insurance between incumbent Sherman Bernard and challenger Dave Brennan; and Ken Johnson’s report on the run-off election for Lieutenant Governor between incumbent Bobby Freeman and former Lieutenant Governor Jimmy Fitzmorris. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Ken Johnson