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Louisiana

Dark grey bulletDistrict 01

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
Myron KatzDemocrat38,40019.2%
Steve Scalise*Republican157,15078.5%
Arden WellsIndependent4,5762.3%

* = Incumbent

493 out of 493 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Region

Race

Other

  • 5.3% Foreign Born
  • 16.5% No Health Insurance
  • 27.7% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 86.2% High School Degree or More
  • 13.0% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletDistrict 02

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
Anh "Joseph" Cao*Republican43,36433.5%
Anthony Kipp MarquizeIndependent1,8751.4%
"Jack" RadostaIndependent6450.5%
Cedric RichmondDemocrat83,65364.6%

* = Incumbent

493 out of 493 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Region

Race

Other

  • 6.4% Foreign Born
  • 21.7% No Health Insurance
  • 18.4% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 79.4% High School Degree or More
  • 20.7% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletDistrict 03

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
Jeffrey LandryRepublican108,95763.8%
Ravi SangisettyDemocrat61,90936.2%

* = Incumbent

493 out of 493 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Region

Race

Other

  • 2.0% Foreign Born
  • 16.2% No Health Insurance
  • 14.0% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 76.3% High School Degree or More
  • 15.2% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletDistrict 04

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
Artis CashIndependent8,9605.3%
John Fleming Jr.*Republican105,20662.3%
David MelvilleDemocrat54,59832.4%

* = Incumbent

493 out of 493 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Region

Race

Other

  • 2.2% Foreign Born
  • 17.7% No Health Insurance
  • 18.1% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 83.3% High School Degree or More
  • 18.8% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletDistrict 05

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
Rodney Alexander*Republican122,03078.6%
Tom Gibbs Independent33,27921.4%

* = Incumbent

493 out of 493 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Region

Race

Other

  • 1.4% Foreign Born
  • 21.0% No Health Insurance
  • 17.2% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 78.9% High School Degree or More
  • 21.7% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletDistrict 06

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
William "Bill" Cassidy*Republican138,55265.6%
Merritt McDonald Sr.Democrat72,53734.4%

* = Incumbent

493 out of 493 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Region

Race

Other

  • 3.1% Foreign Born
  • 15.6% No Health Insurance
  • 26.3% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 84.6% High School Degree or More
  • 16.0% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletDistrict 07

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
Charles Boustany Jr.*Republican00.0%

* = Incumbent

493 out of 493 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Region

Race

Other

  • 1.8% Foreign Born
  • 17.2% No Health Insurance
  • 18.5% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 78.5% High School Degree or More
  • 17.3% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletSenate

Summary Vitter easily survived a bitter campaign. In 2007, he was linked to a Washington, D.C., prostitution ring and admitted to a "serious sin." Later, it was revealed that an aide had remained on his staff despite having attacked a women identified as his ex-girlfriend. Rep. Melancon called Vitter "hostile to women." "I'll keep demanding that we come together and get this spiraling spending and debt under control so our kids have a future," Vitter told supporters. Read full coverage of elections in this state →

CandidatePartyVote countVotes
R. A. "Skip" GalanIndependent7,4710.6%
Milton C. Gordon Jr.Independent4,8060.4%
Randall HayesLibertarian13,9521.1%
Thomas "Tommy" LaFargueIndependent4,0420.3%
William McShanReform5,8790.5%
Charles MelanconDemocrat476,42337.7%
Sam Houston Melton Jr.Independent3,7790.3%
Michael "Mike" SpearsIndependent9,1880.7%
David Vitter*Republican715,30456.6%
Ernest D. WootonIndependent8,1640.6%

* = Incumbent

3,877 out of 3,877 (100.00%) precincts reporting

Polling ResultsReal Clear Politics

CandidateParty%
Charles MelanconDemocrat36.3
David Vitter*Republican52.0

* = Incumbent

Percentages are an average calculated by Real Clear Politics of surveys taken from 08/21/2010 - 10/10/2010.

Region

Race

Other

  • 3.1% Foreign Born
  • 17.8% No Health Insurance
  • 20.3% Bachelor Degree or More
  • 81.2% High School Degree or More
  • 17.3% Below Poverty

Dark grey bulletBallot Initiatives

  • Amendment 1 Salary increases

    Will require any salary increases for certain state elected officials not go into effect until a later term of office.

    YesNo
    72.50%27.50%
  • Amendment 2 Natural resources taxation

    Would reduce the amount of taxes taken by the state on the severance of most natural resources, while boosting the maximum amount of revenues remitted to the parish governing authority from where the severance occurs.

    YesNo
    51.90%48.10%
  • Amendment 3 Disabled vets tax exemption

    Would grant a property tax exemption to veterans with a service-connected disability.

    YesNo
    64.80%35.20%
  • Amendment 4 Property taxes

    Would limit the amount of increase an unelected taxing authority can impose to 2.5% of the property tax collections of the preceding year.

    YesNo
    47.80%52.20%
  • Amendment 5 Disaster relief

    Will continue to make first $75,000 of value tax exempt for a homestead destroyed or inhabitable by a disaster for two years if a homeowner's claim is pending.

    YesNo
    61.80%38.20%
  • Amendment 6 Retirement system

    Would require that the Legislature pass any benefit provision with an actuarial cost for members of a Louisiana public retirement system by a two-thirds vote.

    YesNo
    65.00%35.00%
  • Amendment 7 Property sales tax

    Would allow bidders in the ad valorem property tax sales bidding process to bid down, in increments of 0.1%, from the current 5% penalty.

    YesNo
    45.00%55.00%
  • Amendment 8 Expropriated property

    Would stipulate that property seized due to a public health or safety threat need not be offered back to the owner who permitted the property to become a threat.

    YesNo
    51.40%48.60%
  • Amendment 9 Workers compensation

    Would provide that when one appellate judge dissents in a workers' compensation claim the case must be reargued before a panel of at least five judges.

    YesNo
    57.30%42.70%
  • Amendment 10 Trail by jury

    Would allow criminal defendants to waive a right to trial by jury no more than 45 days prior to the beginning the trial. This provision would not apply to capital cases.

    YesNo
    55.10%44.90%

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