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David Duke


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1988 Populist President 483 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 1, 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Married: Chloê Hardin (m. 1974, div. 1984)
Children: Erika and Kristin

1976: [Democrat] Candidate for Louisiana State Senate (Lost)
1978: Duke resigned from the Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
1980: Founded National Association for the Advancement of White People
1988: [Democrat] Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
1988: [Populist] Candidate for President (Lost)
1989: Candidate for Louisiana State House of Representatives (Won)
1990: Primary Candidate for US Senate (Lost)
1991: Candidate for Governor of Louisiana (Lost)
1996: Primary Candidate for US Senate (Lost; 11.5%)
1999: Candidate for Congress (Lost)