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LOUISIANA

Your complete directory of Louisiana candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline: July 22, 2016
Primary: November 8, 2016
Run-Off (if needed): December 10, 2016

This page was last updated on February 10, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
John Bel Edwards (D) - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2019.

Buddy Roemer

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Billy Nungesser (R)* - (Campaign Site)

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Tom Schedler (R)* - (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Jeff Landry (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE TREASURER:
John Kennedy (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Kathleen Blanco

STATE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY:
Mike Strain (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:
Jim Donelon (R)* - (Campaign Site)


LOUISIANA STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate

U.S. SENATOR:

[ David Vitter (R)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Scott Angelle (R) - Public Service Commissioner, Ex-Lt. Governor & Ex-St. Martin Parish Pres. & '15 Gov. Candidate

Charles Boustany Jr. (R) - Congressman, Surgeon & Businessman
Joe Cao (R) - Ex-Congressman, Attorney & Community Activist
Thomas Clements (R) - Businessman & '14 Candidate

Zach Dasher (R) - Businessman & '14 US Rep. Candidate

John Fleming (R) - Congressman, Ex-Webster Parish Coroner, Physician, Businessman & Navy Veteran

Paul Hollis (R) - State Rep., Businessman, Numismatist & '14 Candidate

John Kennedy (R) - State Treasurer, Ex-State Revenue Secretary, Attorney & '04/'08 Candidate
Rob Maness (R) - Retired USAF Officer, Tea Party Activist & '14 Candidate
Eric Skrmetta (R) - State Public Service Commissioner & Attorney

John Young (R) - Ex-Jefferson Parish President, Ex-Jefferson Parish Councilman, Attorney & '15 Lt.Gov. Candidate
Foster Campbell (D) - State PSC Commissioner, Ex-State Sen., Insurance Agency Owner & '07 Gov. Candidate

Caroline Fayard (D) - Attorney, Ex-White House Aide, Ex-Congressional Aide & '10 Lt.Gov. Candidate

Robert Johnson (D) - State Rep. & Attorney
Eric LaFleur (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney

Josh Pellerin (D) - Energy Executive

Jacques Roy (D) - Alexandria Mayor, Ex-State Rep. & Attorney
Gary Smith (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney

Troy Hebert (Independent) - Ex-State ATC Commissioner, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Ex-Democrat

J. Bennett Johnston

Bill Cassidy (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Steve Scalise (R)* - (House Majority Whip Site) - (Campaign Site)
David Duke (R) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon & Frequent Candidate

District 2:
Cedric Richmond (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kip Holden (D) - East Baton Rouge Mayor, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Attorney & '15 Lt.Gov. Candidate

Clyde Holloway for Congress

District 3:
[ Charles Boustany Jr. (R)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2016. ]
Scott Angelle (R) - Public Service Commissioner, Ex-Lt. Governor & Ex-St. Martin Parish Pres. & '15 Gov. Candidate
Stuart Bishop (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Businessman
Joey Durel (R) - Ex-Lafayette City/Parish President & Businessman

Greg Ellison (R) - Energy Executive & Retired Army Officer
Brett Geymann (R) - Ex-State Rep. & Businessman

Erick Knezek (R) - Lafayette School Board Member, Businessman & Engineer

Nancy Landry (R) - State Rep. & Attorney
Grover Rees (R) - Ex-US Ambassador

District 4:
[ John Fleming (R)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2016. ]
Trey Baucum (R) - Physician

Jason Brown (R) - Attorney

Elbert Guillory (R) - Ex-State Sen., Attorney & '15 Lt.Gov. Candidate

Oliver Jenkins (R) - Shreveport City Councilman, Energy Executive & Iraq War Veteran

Rick John (R) - Attorney
Mike Johnson (R) - State Rep. & Attorney

Jim Morris (R) - State Rep., Ex-Caddo Parish Commissioner & Oil Executive
Barrow Peacock (R) - State Sen., Businessman, Realtor & Auditor
Mike Reese (R)
Rocky Rockett (R) - Economic Development Executive
Alan Seabaugh (R) - State Rep. & Attorney
J. Casey Simpson (R) - Attorney & '15 Caddo Parish District Attorney Candidate

Patrick Jefferson (D) - State Rep. & Attorney

Cleo Fields

District 5:
Ralph Abraham (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 6:
Garret Graves (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Richard Lieberman (D) - Real Estate Broker, Paralegal & '14 Candidate


David Duke - 1990

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Consevative Party of Louisiana
Constitution Party of Louisiana
Louisiana Democratic Party
Green Party of Louisiana
Libertarian Party of Louisiana
Reform Party of Louisiana
Republican Party of Louisiana


STATE ELECTION OFFICES:

Secretary of State's Office

Louisiana Board of Ethics (Campaign Finance Reports)

 

Mike Foster

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Alexandria Daily Town Talk
Ascension Citizen
Baton Rouge Advocate
Baton Rouge Business Report
Bayou Buzz (Technology & Politics)
Bogalusa Daily News
Bossier Press-Tribune
Caddo Inquisitor
Capitol Watch: RealLouisiana.com
Crowley Post Signal
Daily Kingfish
DeRidder Beauregard Daily News
Franklin Banner-Tribune
Hammond Daily Star
The Hayride
Houma Today
Jackson Independent
L'Observateur (River Parishes - South Louisiana)
Lafayette Daily Advertiser
Lafourche Daily Comet
Lake Charles American Press
LaPolitics.com
Louisiana Public Broadcasting
L.S.U. Reveille
Louisiana Weekly (African-American)
Lutcher News-Examiner
Minden Press-Herald
Monroe Free Press (African-American)
Monroe News-Star
Morgan City Daily Review

John Breaux

New Iberia Daily Iberian
New Orleans Ambush Magazine (Gay)
New Orleans City Business
New Orleans Cox.net
New Orleans Exposed
News Orleans Gambit Weekly (Alternative)
New Orleans Post
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Opelousas Daily World
PoliticsLA.com
Ponchatoula Times
Ruston Morning Paper
Shreveport Forum
Shreveport Times
St. Tammany Parish News Banner & Slidell Sentry-News
Thibodaux Daily Comet
Times of Acadiana
Tri-Parish Times
Ville Platte Gazette

Billy Tauzin for Governor

KEZP 104.3 FM Radio (Alexandria)
WAFB TV-9 (CBS - Baton Rouge)
WBRZ TV-2 (ABC - Baton Rouge)
WDSU TV-6 (NBC - New Orleans)
WTIX 690 AM Radio (New Orleans)
WWL 870 AM Radio (New Orleans)
KEEL 710 AM Radio (Shreveport)

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