2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana
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All six Louisiana seats to the United States House of Representatives
The 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana were held on November 6, 2018, to elect the six U.S. Representatives from the state of Louisiana, one from each of the state's six congressional districts. The elections coincided with other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.
If in any given congressional district no candidate gains a simple majority of the votes, a runoff election between the top two candidates within said congressional district will be held four-and-a-half weeks later on December 8, 2018.
- 1 Overview
- 2 District 1
- 3 District 2
- 4 District 3
- 5 District 4
- 6 District 5
- 7 District 6
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Results of the 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana by district:
|District 1||192,555||71.49%||71,521||26.56%||5,249||1.95%||269,325||100.0%||Republican Hold|
|District 2||0||0.00%||190,182||80.59%||45,800||19.41%||235,982||100.0%||Democratic Hold|
|District 3||168,263||68.41%||74,713||30.38%||2,967||1.21%||245,943||100.0%||Republican Hold|
|District 4||139,326||64.24%||72,934||33.63%||4,612||2.13%||216,872||100.0%||Republican Hold|
|District 5||149,018||66.54%||67,118||29.97%||7,810||3.49%||223,946||100.0%||Republican Hold|
|District 6||186,553||69.47%||76,716||28.57%||5,256||1.96%||268,525||100.0%||Republican Hold|
The 1st district is located in the Greater New Orleans area, covering much of the southeastern area of Louisiana along the Mississippi River Delta, taking in Dulac, Hammond, and Slidell. This is a heavily Republican district with a PVI of R+24. Incumbent Steve Scalise has represented this district since 2008 and was reelected in 2016 with 75%.
|Republican||Steve Scalise (incumbent)||192,526||71.5|
|Democratic||Lee Ann Dugas||18,552||6.9|
|Independent||Frederick "Ferd" Jones||2,442||0.9|
The 2nd district stretches from New Orleans westward towards Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas. This is a heavily Democratic district with a PVI of D+25. Incumbent Democrat Cedric Richmond has represented this district since 2011 and won reelection in 2016 with 70%.
|Democratic||Cedric Richmond (incumbent)||190,182||80.6|
|Independent||Belden "Noonie Man" Batiste||17,260||7.3|
The 3rd district is located within the Acadiana region and includes Lafayette, Lake Charles, and New Iberia. Incumbent Republican Clay Higgins was initially elected in 2016 with 56% of the vote. This is a reliably Republican district with a PVI of R+20.
|Republican||Clay Higgins (incumbent)||136,876||55.7|
The 4th district is located in Northwest Louisiana, taking in the Ark-La-Tex region, including Minden and Shreveport. This is a moderate Republican district with a PVI of R+13. Incumbent Republican Mike Johnson was initially elected in 2016 with 65% of the vote.
|Republican||Mike Johnson (incumbent)||139,326||64.2|
|Independent||Mark David Halverson||4,612||2.1|
The 5th district is located in the northern Louisiana region, including the Monroe metro area. The district continues to stretch down into Central Louisiana taking in Alexandria and then expanding eastward into the Florida Parishes. This is a moderate to solid Republican district with a PVI of R+15. Incumbent Republican Ralph Abraham was initially elected in 2014, and was reelected in 2016 with 81% of the vote.
|Republican||Ralph Abraham (incumbent)||149,018||66.5|
|Democratic||Jessee Carlton Fleenor||67,118||30.0|
The 6th district is located within the Baton Rouge metropolitan area, including Central City, Denham Springs, and parts of the state capital, Baton Rouge. The district also stretches down into Acadiana taking in Thibodaux and parts of Houma. This is a strong Republican district with a PVI of R+19. Republican Garret Graves has represented this district since 2015 and was reelected in 2016 with 63% of the vote.
|Republican||Garret Graves (incumbent)||186,553||69.5|
- "Get Election Information - Louisiana Secretary of State". Retrieved 2018-10-30.
- Johnson, Cheryl L. (February 28, 2019). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 2018". Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
- Official campaign websites of first district candidates
- Lee Ann Dugas (D) for Congress
- Jim Francis (D) for Congress
- Howard Kearney (L) for Congress
- Steve Scalise (R) for Congress
- Official campaign websites of second district candidates
- Cedric Richmond (D) for Congress
- Shawndra Rodriguez (NPP) for Congress
- Jesse Schmidt (NF) for Congress
- Official campaign websites of third district candidates
- Rob Anderson (D) for Congress
- Aaron Andrus (L) for Congress
- Josh Guillory (R) for Congress
- Clay Higgins (R) for Congress
- Mimi Methvin (D) for Congress
- Larry Rader (D) for Congress
- Verone Thomas (D) for Congress
- Official campaign websites of fourth district candidates
- Official campaign websites of fifth district candidates
- Ralph Abraham (R) for Congress
- Billy Burkette (I) for Congress
- Jessee Carlton Fleenor (D) for Congress
- Official campaign websites of sixth district candidates