From Scalise to Graves, Louisiana voters return all six incumbents to Congress

Voters in all six of Louisiana’s congressional districts re-elected their incumbent congressmen, sending the state’s five Republicans and one Democrat back to Washington for new two-year terms.

The sweep for the incumbents was largely expected with all six congressmen running for re-election and the state’s congressional districts sharply tilted along partisan lines.

Republicans Ralph Abraham, of Alto; Garret Graves, of Baton Rouge; Clay Higgins, of Port Barre; Mike Johnson, of Bossier; and Steve Scalise, of Jefferson Parish, each easily defeated their challengers to win without a runoff. So did Cedric Richmond, of New Orleans, the state’s lone Democrat in Washington…

 

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