Posted: Jul 7, 2010 5:54 PM by Melissa Canone
Candidates are signing up through Friday to run in the fall
elections. The first party primary is Aug. 28 for the congressional
races, with a primary runoff Oct. 2. For non-congressional races,
the open primary is Oct. 2. The general election for all races is
Nov. 2. Incumbents are marked (i):
Cary J. Deaton, D-Metairie; Anthony Gentile,
Libertarian-Mandeville; William Robert "Bob" Lang,
Other-Natchitoches; Charlie Melancon, D-Napoleonville; Michael Lane
"Mike" Spears, Other-Lafayette; and David Vitter (i), R-Metairie.
1st Congressional District
Steve Scalise (i), R-Jefferson.
2nd Congressional District
Joseph Cao (i), R-New Orleans; Juan LaFonta, D-New Orleans;
Anthony Marquize, I-Violet; and Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans.
3rd Congressional District
Hunt Downer, R-Houma; Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia; and Ravi
4th Congressional District
John Fleming (i), R-Minden; Steven Jude Gavi, D-Bossier City;
and David Melville, D-Bossier City.
5th Congressional District
Rodney Alexander (i), R-Quitman; and Tom Gibbs Jr.,
6th Congressional District
William "Bill" Cassidy (i), R-Baton Rouge.
7th Congressional District
Charles W. Boustany Jr. (i), R-Lafayette.
Jay Dardenne, R-Baton Rouge; Kevin Davis, R-Slidell; and Roger
Louisiana Supreme Court, Associate Justice, 7th District
Bernette Joshua Johnson (i), D-New Orleans.