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May 7, 1984

Raleigh, N.C.

Big win for Jackson in Louisiana primary

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Fresh from his second consecutive primary victory, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Sunday that the Texas caucuses were marred by ''a lot of intimidation, a lot of irregularity,'' and that he would challenge his third-place finish there.

Mr. Jackson won a surprising victory in the Louisiana primary Saturday, taking 43 percent of the vote to 25 percent for Sen. Gary Hart and 22 percent for former Vice-President Walter F. Mondale.

Jackson was expected to pick up 25 delegates, Mr. Hart 18, and Mr. Mondale 13 .