Louisiana's 6th congressional district elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
Louisiana has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Bill Cassidy (R), who was first elected in 2008.
Louisiana's 6th congressional district encompasses southcentral portions of the state. Point Coupee, WBR, EBR, Livingston, St. Helena, E Feldana, St. John, St. Charles, Assumption and Iberville parishes are included in the district.
Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.
Withdrew prior to primary
- Ryan Heck: Baton Rouge Council member
- Tony Perkins: Head of Family Research Council
- Erich Ponti: State representative
- Hunter Greene: State representative
- Jeff Landry: Former U.S. Representative
|U.S. House, Louisiana District 6 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Bill Cassidy Incumbent||79.4%||243,553|
|Libertarian||Rufus Holt Craig,Jr||10.5%||32,185|
|Source: Louisiana Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Louisiana's 6th Congressional District, General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Bill Cassidy Incumbent||65.6%||138,607|
|Democratic||Merritt E. McDonald, Sr.||34.4%||72,577|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
- ↑ Louisiana Redistricting Map "Map" Accessed July 24, 2012
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 NOLA.com, "Rick Ward drops out of race for Bill Cassidy's 6th congressional district seat," accessed August 23, 2013
- ↑ Paul Dietzel for Congress "Home" Accessed July 26, 2013
- ↑ The Hay Ride "BREAKING: Dietzel Announces For Cassidy’s Congressional Seat" Accessed July 26, 2013
- ↑ Bayou Buzz, "Candidate pool in race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District could double by year's end," accessed December 2, 2013
- ↑ NOLA.com, "Statement of Candidacy," accessed December 2, 2013
- ↑ NOLA.com, "Baton Rouge lawmaker Dan Claitor will run in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District," accessed December 9, 2013
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Roll Call "Landrieu Race Pivotal to Political Futures in Bayou State | Farm Team" Accessed July 26, 2013
- ↑ Nola.com, "Newly-minted Port Allen Republican to run for Cassidy's seat," accessed August 12, 2013
- ↑ Nola.com, "Baton Rouge Council Member Ryan Heck confirms plans to run for Congress," accessed August 23, 2013
- ↑ Bayou Buzz, " Tony Perkins Considers Run for Congress," accessed October 15, 2013
- ↑ U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010" Accessed November 19, 2011