Virginia Has Nothing On Louisiana for Bad Governors Races

Many are saying that the Virginia Governor’s race is the worst race in a long time.  That may be true but it is far from the worst race ever.  That title has to go to Duke v. Edwards in 1991.  The Louisiana governor’s race actually featured the head of the KKK v. a man labeled “One of the 10 Most Corrupt Politicians Ever.”

There was actually a bumper sticker that said “Vote for the Crook, this time it’s important.”

You can get a little taste of what the people in Louisiana had to stomach that year:

Here is an Edwards campaign ad:




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