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Election Reform Proposals (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-05-30

Duration: 00:09:16

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1980 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Electoral reform | Electoral fraud | VOTING MACHINES | Campaign Finance


  • George, Beth Host
  • Fitzmorris, Jimmy Speaker
  • Hudson, Tommy Interviewee
  • Fowler, Jerry Interviewee
  • Scott, Jock Speaker
  • Dunn, Forrest Interviewee
  • Bares, Allen Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Interviewee


This segment from the May 30, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-depth report on election reform. This report touches on Governor Dave Treen’s proposal for the establishment of an Elections Integrity Commission, the possibility of purchasing new voting machines, and attempts to limit campaign contributions. Host: Beth George