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Ryan Bourriaque wins District 47 state representative seat

Posted at 10:58 PM, Feb 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-23 23:58:01-05

Voters in Vermilion and Calcasieu parishes have chosen their new District 47 state representative.

Ryan Bourriaque beat out Ben Rivera, Jr. for the seat.

The seat was vacated in November when Bob Hensgens won a special election for state Senate.