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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 August 7, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
John Bel Edwards (D) - (Campaign Site)
Parker Ward (R) - Pastor, Conservative Activist & Frequent Candidate

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. ]
Beryl Billiot (Independent) - Businessman, USMC Veteran & '15 Gov. Candidate
Charles Boustany Jr. (R) - Congressman, Surgeon & Businessman
Foster Campbell (D) - State PSC Commissioner, Ex-State Sen., Insurance Agency Owner & '07 Gov. Candidate
Joe Cao (R) - Ex-Congressman, Attorney & Community Activist
Thomas Clements (Libertarian) - Businessman & '14 Candidate

Donald "Crawdaddy" Crawford (R) - Business Consultant
David Duke (R) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon, White Supremacist & Frequent Candidate
Derrick Edwards (D) - Attorney
Caroline Fayard (D) - Attorney, Ex-White House Aide, Ex-Congressional Aide & '10 Lt.Gov. Candidate
John Fleming (R) - Congressman, Ex-Webster Parish Coroner, Physician, Businessman & Navy Veteran

LeRoy Gillam (Libertarian) - Pentecostal Minister
Troy Hebert (Independent) - Ex-State ATC Commissioner, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-State Rep.

John Kennedy (R) - State Treasurer, Ex-State Revenue Secretary, Attorney & '04/'08 Candidate

Gary Landrieu (D) - Building Contractor & Frequent Candidate
Bob Lang (Independent) - Retired Fire Chief, Vietnam War Veteran, '10 Candidate & '11 Gov. Candidate
Rob Maness (R) - Retired USAF Officer, Tea Party Activist & '14 Candidate
Kaitlin Marone (Independent) - Comedian
Charles Marsala (R) - FInancial Advisor & Ex-Atherton (CA) Mayor
Vinny Mendoza (D) - Ex-Assistant USAF Inspector General, Farmer & Frequent Candidate
Abhay Patel (R) - Business Development Executive & Ex-Investment Banker
Josh Pellerin (D) - Energy Executive

Gregory Taylor (Independent) - '15 Gov. Candidate
Arden Wells (Independent) - Disbarred Attorney, Tea Party Activist & Frequent Candidate
Peter Williams (D) - Tree Farmer & '13/'14 US Rep. Candidate

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)
Eliot Barron (Green) - Realtor & '13/'14 Candidate
Lee Dugas (D) - Disabled Desert Storm Veteran, Democratic Activist & '14 Candidate
Danil Faust (D) - Technical Analyst, Bartender & Army Veteran
Howard Kearney (Libertarian) - Computer Programmer
Joe Swider (D) - Psychiatrist
Chuemai Yang (Independent) - Optometrist

District 2:
Cedric Richmond (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kenneth Cutno (D) - Travel Agent
Samuel Davenport (Libertarian) - Financial Advisor, Actor & '14 Candidate
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.Gov. & Ex-St Martin Parish Pres. & '15 Gov. Candidate

Bryan Barrilleaux (R) - Physician & '12/'14 Candidate
Greg Ellison (R) - Energy Executive & Retired Army Officer
Brett Geymann (R) - Ex-State Rep. & Businessman
Jake "Dorian Phibian" Hebert (D) - Artist & Musician
Clay Higgins (R) - Retired Police Captain

Guy McLendon (Libertarian) - Instrumentation Engineer, Libertarian Activist & '02 Candidate
Larry Rader (D) - Insurance Agency Owner & USAF Veteran
Gus Rantz (R) - Healthcare Industry Executive & Attorney
Grover Rees (R) - Ex-US Ambassador, Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide & GOP Activist
Kenny Scelfo (Independent) - Frequent Candidate
Herman Vidrine (R) - Retired State Employee

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

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

Mark Halverson (Independent) - IT Specialist

Oliver Jenkins (R) - Shreveport Councilman, Energy Executive, Retired Army Officer & Iraq War Veteran
Rick John (R) - Attorney
Mike Johnson (R) - State Rep. & Attorney
J. Marshall Jones Jr. (D) - Attorney & '88 Candidate
Ken Krefft (Independent) - Real Estate Agent & Community Activist

Cleo Fields

District 5:
Ralph Abraham (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Billy Burkette (R) - Choctaw Tribal Council Chair/Chief of Police & Businessman

District 6:
Garret Graves (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Bob Bell (R) - Retired Navy Officer, Attorney, Tea Party Activist & '14 Candidate
Devin Graham (Independent) - Real Estate Broker
Richard Fontanesi (Libertarian) - Computer Programmer & Frequent Candidate
Richard Lieberman (D) - Real Estate Broker, Paralegal & '14 Candidate
Jermaine Sampson (D)


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
Louisiana Radio Network
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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