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Higgins, Johnson claim Congressional seats; 5th Dist. will head to runoff

Sen. Bill Cassidy elected to second U.S. Senate term
Elections
Posted at 9:17 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 00:13:37-05

Louisiana residents voted on several Congressional seats and a U.S. Senator spot in the Nov. 3 election.

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R) has won a second term in the U.S. Senate, while Rep. Clay Higgins (R) will remain in the 3rd Congressional District seat. "Mike" Johnson (R) was elected to the 4th Congressional District seat. The 5th Congressional District will head to a runoff, with Luke J. Letlow (R) claiming 34% of the vote and Lance Harris (R) receiving 17%.

U.S. Senator

Senator Bill Cassidy has been re-elected to the U.S. Senate, with 62% of the vote.

Beryl Billiot, No Party - 1% (16,193)
John Paul Bourgeois, No Party - 1% (15,174)
"Bill" Cassidy, Republican - 62% (1,165,963)
Reno Jean Daret III, No Party - 0% (3,692)
Derrick "Champ" Edwards, Democrat - 10% (196,706)
"Xan" John, Other - 0% (2,561)
David Drew Knight, Democrat - 2% (31,987)
M.V. "Vinny" Mendoza, Independent - 0% (7,108)
Jamar Montgomery, No Party - 0% (5,322)
Dustin Murphy, Republican - 2% (36, 080)
Adrian Perkins, Democrat - 17% (326,479)
Antoine Pierce, Democrat - 2% (44,823)
Melinda Mary Price, Other - 0% (6,742)
Aaron C. Sigler, Libertarian - 1% (10,290)
Peter Wenstrup, Democrat - 1% (11,811)

61/64 parishes, early & absentee reporting
3,805 of 3,934 precincts - 1,880,931 total votes

U. S. Representative 3rd Congressional District

Rep. Clay Higgins (R) won reelection to the 3rd Congressional District seat, with 69% of the vote.

"Rob" Anderson, Democrat - 11% (33,574)
Braylon Harris, Democrat - 17% (50,309)
Clay Higgins, Republican - 69% (202,576)
Brandon LeLeux, Libertarian - 3% (8,328)

9/10 early & absentee precincts reporting
566 of 566 precincts reporting -- 294,787 total votes

U. S. Representative 4th Congressional District

"Mike" Johnson (R) claimed the 4th Congressional District seat, with 63% of the vote.

Ben Gibson, Republican - 7% (18,462)
Kenny Houston, Democrat - 24% (65,310)
"Mike" Johnson, Republican - 63% (172,694)
Ryan Trundle, Democrat - 7% (19,532)

14/15 early & absentee precincts reporting
747 of 749 precincts reporting -- 275,998 total votes

U. S. Representative 5th Congressional District

Luke Letlow (R) and Lance Harris (R) will head to a runoff election on December 5. Letlow received 33% of the vote, while Harris received 17%.

Sandra “Candy” Christophe, Democrat - 16% (49,061)
Allen Guillory, Sr., Republican - 7% (21,221)
Lance Harris, Republican - 17% (50,207)
“Matt” Hasty, Republican - 3% (9,517)
Jesse P. Lagarde, Democrat - 2% (6,550)
Martin Lemelle, Jr., Democrat - 10% (31,557)
Luke Letlow, Republican - 33% (101,026)
“Scotty” Robinson, Republican - 8% (23,379)
Phillip Snowden, Democrat - 3% (9,232)

23/24 early & absentee precincts reporting
824 of 825 precincts reporting -- 301,750 total votes

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