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Louisiana's seven congressional districts



David Vitter (R)

50px Mary Landrieu (D)


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In the 110th Congress, Louisiana had 3 Democrats and 2 Republicans in the U.S. House and 1 Republican and 1 Democratic senator. In the 2008 elections, Louisiana elected 1 Democrat and 6 Republicans to the U.S. House, and continues to have 1 Democratic and 1 Republican senator. (See results)



Senate Incumbent: Mary Landrieu (D) won re-election.
50px John Kennedy (R)
50px Richard Fontanesi (L)
1st district Incumbent: Steve Scalise (R) won the May 3 special election to replace former Rep. Bobby Jindal (R). He won re-election.
50px Jim Harlan (D)
2nd district Incumbent: William Jefferson (D) is running for re-election.
50px Anh Cao (R) won the Dec. 6 election.
Malik Rahim (G)
Gregory Kahn (L)
3rd district Incumbent: Charlie Melancon (D) won re-election


4th district Incumbent: Jim McCrery (R) is not running for re-election.
50px Gerard Bowen (I)
50px Paul Carmouche (D)
50px John Fleming Jr. (R) won the election.
5th district Incumbent: Rodney Alexander (R) won re-election


6th district Incumbent: Don Cazayoux (D) won the May 3 special election to replace retired Rep. Richard Baker (R). He lost his re-election bid.
50px Bill Cassidy (R) won the election.
Michael L. Jackson (I)
7th district Incumbent: Charles Boustany (R) won re-election.
50px Donald R. Cravins, Jr. (D)
75px Peter Vidrine (Constitution Party)



Steve Scalise (R-1st district)

Williamjefferson.jpg William Jefferson (D-2nd district)
50px Charlie Melancon (D-3rd district)
50px Jim McCrery (R-4th district)
50px Rodney Alexander (R-5th district)
50px Don Cazayoux (D-6th district)
50px Charles Boustany Jr. (R-7th district)

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