Louisiana legislative special elections – landslide night/tie in the Senate

Tonight, there were special elections in two legislative districts: a house race in New Orleans, and a senate race in Acadiana. Both races were settled tonight in landslides, as the victor in each case was elected with at least 60% of the vote.

House District 101

In this race in New Orleans East to fill a vacancy left by the election of (term limited) Cedric Richmond to the US House, there was little suspense as to the outcome. Attorney/SUNO administrator Wesley Bishop collected an impressive array of endorsements from Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Cedric Richmond, and just about every other elected official in Orleans Parish. He received 75% of the vote in a low turnout race that only saw an 11% voter turnout.

Senate District 22

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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.




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