Elections: Ku Klux Klandidate

Ku Klux Klandidate

David Duke claims to have abdicated the title of imperial wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Now he wants a new one: Louisiana state legislator. Last month Duke, 38, finished first with 33% of the vote in a nonpartisan election for representative from Metairie, a white suburb of New Orleans. In a runoff this week he faces runner-up John Treen, 63, a local builder and the brother of former Governor David Treen. Duke denies he is a racist and says coyly that he supports "civil rights for all people." Duke, who says he heads an outfit called the...

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