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Johnny Duncan

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Johnny Duncan
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Candidate for
Louisiana House of Representatives District 72
Bachelor'sLouisiana State University Baton Rouge (1973)
Master'sLouisiana State University Baton Rouge (1974)
Ph.D.Progressive Universal Life Church (2000)
OtherProgressive Universal Life Church (1977)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Johnny Duncan was a 2011 Independent candidate for District 72 of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Duncan previously ran for the House of Representatives in 1999, Mayor of City of Amite in 1996, 2000 and 2004, Amite City Council in 2008, as well as Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff and Justice of the Peace.[1]



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Duncan ran in the 2011 election for Louisiana House of Representatives District 72. He faced incumbent John Edwards (D) in the primary election on October 22, 2011. Because Louisiana uses a blanket primary system, a candidate can be declared the overall winner of the seat by garnering 50 percent +1 of the vote in the primary.

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 72 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Edwards Incumbent 83.1% 9,968
     Independent Johnny Duncan 16.9% 2,032
Total Votes 12,000


Duncan received his B.A. and M.A. from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and his DD and Ph.D. from Progressive Universal Life Church.

He is affiliated with the United States Tennis Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Pershing Rifles.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Information submitted by candidate to Ballotpedia on September 23, 2011