Billy Davis (Mississippi politician)

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Billy Davis
Independent candidate for
Vice President of the United States
Running mate Lyndon LaRouche
Opponent(s) Ronald Reagan (R),
Walter Mondale (D) and numerous others.
Personal details
Political party Independent

Billy Davis was a family farmer and attorney from Laurel, Mississippi associated with perennial candidate Lyndon LaRouche. Davis ran on the LaRouche platform for Governor of Mississippi in 1983.[1] In the 1984 presidential election, Davis served as LaRouche's running mate.[2] After an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic Party nomination, they ran as independents in the general election.[3]


  1. MISS. VOTES IN PRIMARY TOMORROW Curtis Wilkie Globe Staff. Boston Globe. Aug 1, 1983. pg. 1
  2. "LAROUCHE TRYING AGAIN, IN 19 STATES". GOODMAN, WALTER. New York Times. Oct 30, 1984. pg. A.23
  3. CAMPAIGN NOTES; Filing Deadline Voided In Jersey Election Law AP. New York Times. September 22, 1984. pg. 1.8