U.S. Senate delegation from Louisiana
|Name:||Party:||Position:||Assumed Office:||Term Ends:||Next Election:||Official Website:|
|David Vitter||U.S. Senate, Louisiana||2005||January 3, 2017||November 8, 2016||Link|
|Mary Landrieu||U.S. Senate, Louisiana||1997||January 3, 2015||Link|
- For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators
Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.
On November 4, 2008, Mary Landrieu won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated John Kennedy (R), Richard Fontanesi (L), Jay Patel (I) and Robert Stewart (I) in the general election.
On November 5, 1996, Mary Landrieu won election to the United States Senate. She defeated Louis "Woody" Jenkins (R) in the runoff election.
|U.S. Senate, Louisiana Runoff Election, 1996|
|Republican||Louis "Woody" Jenkins||49.8%||847,157|
Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.
On November 2, 2010, Vitter won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Charlie Melancon (D), Michael Karlton Brown (I), R. A. "Skip" Galan (I), Milton Gordon (I), Sam Houston Melton, Jr. (I), Randall Todd Hayes (L), William R. McShan (Reform), Michael Lane "Mike" Spears (I), Ernest D. Woolon (I), William Robert "Bob" Lang, Jr. (I) and Thomas G. "Tommy" LaFarge (I) in the general election.
On November 2, 2004, David Vitter won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Christopher John (D), John Kennedy (D), Arthur A. Morrell (D), Sam Houston Melton, Jr. (D), Richard M. Fontanesi(I) and R.A. "Skip" Galan (I) in the general election.
On November 3, 1998, John B. Breaux won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated "Jim" Donelon (R), Darryl Paul Ward (R), Sam Houston Melton, Jr. (D), Raymond Brown (Other Party), L.D. "Nota" Knox, Sr. (Other Party), Jeffrey H. Diket (Other Party) and Martin A. Rosenthal (Other Party) in the general election.
The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Louisiana.
|Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Louisiana|
|Class 2 Senators from Louisiana|
|Jean N. Destréhan||1812-1812||N/A|
|William C. C. Claiborne||1817-1817||Republican|
|C. D. J. Dominique Bouligny||1824-1829||Republican|
|George A. Waggaman||1831-1835||AJ|
|Robert C. Nicholas||1836-1841||Democratic|
|Solomon W. Downs||1847-1853||Democratic|
|Judah P. Benjamin||1853-1861||Democratic|
|John S. Harris||1868-1871||Republican|
|J. Rodman West||1871-1877||Republican|
|William P. Kellogg||1877-1883||Republican|
|Randall L. Gibson||1883-1892||Democratic|
|Murphy J. Foster||1901-1913||Democratic|
|Joseph E. Ransdell||1913-1931||Democratic|
|Huey P. Long||1932-1935||Democratic|
|Rose McConnell Long||1936-1937||Democratic|
|Allen J. Ellender||1937-1972||Democratic|
|Elaine S. Edwards||1972-1972||Democratic|
|J. Bennett Johnston, Jr.||1972-1997||Democratic|