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United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Louisiana

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Louisiana will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect six candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's six congressional districts.

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.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds five of the six congressional seats from Louisiana.

Members of the U.S. House from Louisiana -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 1 Pending
     Republican Party 5 Pending
Total 6 6

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the six congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Steve Scalise Ends.png Republican 1
Cedric Richmond Electiondot.png Democratic 2
Pending Ends.png Republican 3
John Fleming Ends.png Republican 4
Rodney Alexander Ends.png Republican 5
Bill Cassidy Ends.png Republican 6

Candidates

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.

1st Congressional District

2nd Congressional District

3rd Congressional District

4th Congressional District

5th Congressional District

6th Congressional District

Withdrew prior to primary

Potential candidates

See also

External links

References

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  5. Herford for Congress, "Home," accessed January 6, 2014
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  16. The Daily Reveille, "LSU student announces plan to run for U.S. House seat," accessed January 22, 2014
  17. The Advocate, "Thomas running for Congress," accessed February 3, 2014
  18. NOLA.com, "Baker small businessman Craig McCulloch to run for seat in Louisiana's 6th District," accessed February 18, 2014
  19. AP News, "Jindal's ex-coastal leader running for Congress," accessed March 1, 2014
  20. Greenwich Times, "Craig seeks 6th congressional seat again," accessed March 26, 2014
  21. News Orleans Advocate, "Libertarian Craig joins 6th District race for Congress," accessed March 26, 2014
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 Roll Call "Landrieu Race Pivotal to Political Futures in Bayou State | Farm Team" accessed July 26, 2013
  23. Nola.com, "Newly-minted Port Allen Republican to run for Cassidy's seat," accessed August 12, 2013
  24. Nola.com, "Baton Rouge Council Member Ryan Heck confirms plans to run for Congress," accessed August 23, 2013
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  26. Bayou Buzz, " Tony Perkins Considers Run for Congress," accessed October 15, 2013
  27. NOLA.com, "Shelley Hendrix could jump into 6th District race, report says," accessed February 12, 2014