Louisiana Updates


Louisiana election headlines: David Vitter wins re-election

Nola.com: Louisiana voters easily re-elected Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter to a second six-year term Tuesday over Congressman Charlie Melancon and 10 minor candidates.
Nola.com: Republican U.S. Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao's history-making turn on Capitol Hill was halted after one term as state Rep. Cedric Richmond restored the Democratic Party's longstanding hold on the 2nd Congressional District.
AP: Republicans have reclaimed Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District seat, with a victory by Jeff Landry.
KSLA: Republican John Fleming has won a second term in Congress, representing western Louisiana's 4th District.
Nola.com: U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, soundly won re-election Tuesday in a quiet contest for the 1st Congressional District seat.
KLFY: Republican Bill Cassidy has been re-elected to a second term representing the Baton Rouge-based 6th District in Congress.
KLFY: Congressman Rodney Alexander has overwhelmingly won his bid for re-election.
Nola.com: Republican Secretary of State Jay Dardenne easily defeated Democrat Caroline Fayard of New Orleans in a special election for lieutenant governor Tuesday night.
For complete election results, see the Louisiana Secretary of State site.

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