Last month, we noted that there are three upcoming legislative special elections – two in the state senate and one in the state house. The Senate races are noteworthy because GOP victories in both races would numerically put Republicans in charge of that legislative body. They currently have a 53-48 majority in the state House, with four Independents. In this article, we will update you on what is going on with the two Senate races.
January 22 primary/February 19 runoff ?
House District 101 in eastern New Orleans and Senate District 22 (map) in Iberia/St Martin parishes are having their special elections next Saturday.
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John Couvillon is a political consultant. His company is JMC Enterprises of Louisiana, Inc. with expertise in the data analysis aspects of political campaigns, such as poll sample development/analysis, development of targeted voter files for phone canvassing or mail outs, campaign strategy, and demographic consulting. See his site at WinWithJMC.com for more information.