Louisiana's 2nd congressional district
The district previously included the West Bank portion of Jefferson Parish and South Kenner.
The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Cedric Richmond (D).
|U.S. House, Louisiana, District 2 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Cedric Richmond Incumbent||55.2%||158,501|
|Source: Louisiana Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
On November 2, 2010, Cedric Richmond won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Anh "Joseph" Cao (R) Anthony Marquize (I), and Jack Radosta (I) in the general election.
- See also: Redistricting in Louisiana
In 2011, the Louisiana State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.