2014 Shreveport mayoral election

The 2014 Shreveport mayoral election resulted in the election of the Democrat Ollie Tyler as the first African-American female mayor of Shreveport. She defeated Victoria Provenza in the runoff election to succeed the term-limited incumbent Cedric Glover. 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.

2014 Shreveport mayoral election

← 2010 November 4 and December 6, 2014 2018 →
 
Candidate Ollie Tyler Victoria Provenza
Party Democratic Independent
Popular vote 34,261 19,860
Percentage 63.30% 36.70%

Mayor before election

Cedric Glover
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Ollie Tyler
Democratic

No Republican sought the position.

ResultsEdit

2014 Mayor of Shreveport primary election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ollie Tyler 26,063 43.70%
Independent Victoria Provenza 15,218 25.52%
Democratic Patrick C. Williams 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%
2014 Mayor of Shreveport general election[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ollie Tyler 34,261 63.30%
Independent Victoria Provenza 19,860 36.70%
Total votes 54,121 100%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "November 4 2014 Primary Election Results". Louisiana Department of State. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  2. ^ "December 6 2014 General Election Results". Louisiana Department of State. Retrieved 8 March 2015.