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'''Government of Louisiana'''<br>
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'''State executives'''<br>
[[Louisiana Constitution]] •
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[[Governor of Louisiana|Governor]] •
[[Judgepedia:Louisiana Supreme Court|Supreme Court]] •
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[[Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana|Lieutenant Governor]] •
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[[Louisiana Attorney General|Attorney General]] •
 
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[[Louisiana Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] •
 
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[[Louisiana Superintendent of Education|Superintendent of Education]] •
[[Louisiana Ethics Administration Program|Ethics Administration Program]]
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[[Louisiana Executive Director of the Workforce Commission|Executive Director of the Workforce Commission]] •
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[[Louisiana Legislative Auditor|Legislative Auditor]]
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'''Ballots and elections'''
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'''Voting and elections'''
* [[List of Louisiana ballot measures|State ballot measures]]
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* [[Portal:Congress|Congress]] ([[United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2012|2012 U.S. House elections]])
* State ballot measures in [[Louisiana_2010_ballot_measures|2010]]
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* [[List of Louisiana ballot measures|State ballot measures]] ([[Louisiana_2012_ballot_measures|2012]])
 
* [[Local ballot measures, Louisiana|Local ballot measures]]
 
* [[Local ballot measures, Louisiana|Local ballot measures]]
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* [[Redistricting in Louisiana]]
 
* [[Louisiana school bond elections|School district bond issues]]
 
* [[Louisiana school bond elections|School district bond issues]]
 
* [[Louisiana recall campaigns|Recalls]]
 
* [[Louisiana recall campaigns|Recalls]]
 
* [[Louisiana vote fraud|Vote fraud]]
 
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** [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Louisiana|Louisiana Results]]
  
 
'''Laws and history'''
 
'''Laws and history'''
  
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** [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Louisiana|Laws governing local measures]]
 
* [[Campaign finance requirements for Louisiana ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
 
* [[Campaign finance requirements for Louisiana ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
* [[Laws governing ballot measures in Louisiana|Laws governing ballot measures]]
 
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* [[History of direct democracy in Louisiana|History of direct democracy]]
 
* [[History of direct democracy in Louisiana|History of direct democracy]]
  
 
'''Media and activism'''
 
'''Media and activism'''
 
* [[Louisiana media|Newspapers and blogs]]
 
* [[Louisiana media|Newspapers and blogs]]
* [[Louisiana political consultants|Political consultants]]
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* [[Louisiana political organizations|Political organizations]] and [[Louisiana ballot initiative activists|ballot activists]]
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==External links==
 
 
* [http://www.pelicaninstitute.org/home/ The Pelican Institute for Public Policy]
 
* [http://www.thepelicanpost.org/ The Pelican Post Blog]
 
 
 
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Revision as of 15:36, 18 June 2013

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Louisiana ballot news


McAllister defeats Riser for seat in Louisiana runoff special election Nov 18, 2013

Louisiana

By Jennifer Springer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Political newcomer Vance McAllister (R) defeated two-term state Senator Neil Riser (R) in the runoff special election for the 5th District seat on November 16, 2013.[1][2]

The special election was held to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Rep. Rodney Alexander (R).[3] Gov. Bobby Jindal announced on August 7, 2013, that Alexander will take over as the next Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs.[3] Alexander's resignation was effective on September 26, 2013.[3]

McAllister, who ran as a political outsider, largely self-funded his campaign.[4] He also had the backing of the popular Duck Dynasty television series Robertson family.[5]

One issue that distinguished the two Republican candidates was the Affordable Care Act. While both opposed overhauling the law, Riser expressed wanting only to repeal, while McAllister had said Congress should work on improvements to the law.[4]

Louisiana's 5th Congressional District is a safe Republican district.[6] The 5th Congressional District is the largest geographically in the state, encompassing 22 parishes in the northeast and central parts of the state.[7]

McAllister will face re-election for a full term in 2014.

U.S. House, Louisiana District 5 Runoff General Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVance McAllister 59.6% 54,450
     Republican Neil Riser 40.4% 36,840
Total Votes 91,290
Source: Louisiana Secretary of State, "11/16/2013 Special Election Results,"
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Louisiana Government

State executives
GovernorLieutenant GovernorAttorney GeneralSecretary of StateState TreasurerSuperintendent of EducationCommissioner of InsuranceCommissioner of Agriculture and ForestrySecretary of Natural ResourcesExecutive Director of the Workforce CommissionChairman of Public Service Commission

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Voting and elections

Laws and history

Media and activism


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Statutes from citizens
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