Election results: Louisiana state executive offices
The polls in Louisiana opened this morning at 6am and closed tonight at 8pm, Central time. We are continually updating state executive election results as they come in; be sure to check back here for the latest news.
|Governor of Louisiana, 2011|
|Republican||Bobby Jindal Incumbent||65.8%||673,239|
|Democratic||Niki Bird Papazoglakis||2.1%||21,885|
|Independent||Robert Lang, Jr.||0.9%||9,109|
|Lt. Governor of Louisiana, 2011|
|Republican||Jay Dardenne Incumbent||53.1%||504,541|
The race for attorney general was essentially decided on September 20, 2011 when Republican Joseph Cao, a former U.S. Representative, formally withdrew from the race. His withdrawal leaves incumbent Republican Buddy Caldwell as the sole candidate.
Secretary of State
|Louisiana Secretary of State, 2011|
|Republican||Tom Schedler Incumbent||50.5%||449,616|
Incumbent Louisiana State Treasurer John Neely Kennedy automatically won a fourth term in office when no one filed to run against him in the primary. Kennedy, who switched parties from Democrat to Republican in August 2007, has not been challenged in his last three terms.
|Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture, 2011|
|Republican||Mike Strain Incumbent||66.5%||640,886|
|Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, 2011|
|Republican||James Donelon Incumbent||67.5%||651,559|