A look at candidates signed up for Louisiana’s Nov. 6 ballot
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The sign-up period for Louisiana’s Nov. 6 primary election ended Friday. The top of the ballot will include all six U.S. House races and a race to fill the open secretary of state’s seat. The candidates who have qualified are:
SECRETARY OF STATE:
Kyle Ardoin, R-Baton Rouge; Heather Cloud, R-Turkey Creek; “Gwen” Collins-Greenup, D-Clinton; A.G. Crowe, R-Pearl River; Rick Edmonds, R-Baton Rouge; Renee Fontenot Free, D-Baton Rouge; Thomas Kennedy III, R-Metairie; Matthew Paul “Matt” Moreau, no party-Zachary; and Julie Stokes, R-Kenner.
U.S. HOUSE, 1st DISTRICT:
Lee Ann Dugas, D-Kenner; Jim Francis, D-Covington; Frederick “Ferd” Jones, independent-Hammond; Howard Kearney, Libertarian-Mandeville; Tammy Savoie, D-New Orleans; and Steve Scalise (incumbent), R-Jefferson.
U.S. HOUSE, 2nd DISTRICT:
Belden “Noonie Man” Batiste, independent-New Orleans; Cedric Richmond (incumbent), D-New Orleans; Shawndra Rodriguez, no party-Baton Rouge; and Jesse Schmidt, no party-Gretna.
U.S. HOUSE, 3rd DISTRICT:
Rob Anderson, D-DeQuincy; Aaron J. Andrus, Libertarian-Westlake; Josh Guillory, R-Lafayette; Clay Higgins (incumbent), R-Port Barre; Mildred “Mimi” Methvin, D-Lafayette; Larry Rader, D-New Iberia; and Verone Thomas, D-Lake Charles.
U.S. HOUSE, 4th DISTRICT:
Mark David Halverson, no party-Bossier City; “Mike” Johnson (incumbent) R-Bossier City; and Ryan Trundle, D-Shreveport.
U.S. HOUSE, 5th DISTRICT:
Ralph Abraham (incumbent), R-Alto; Billy Burkette, independent-Pride; Jessee Carlton Fleenor, D-Loranger; and Kyle Randol, Libertarian-Monroe.
U.S. HOUSE, 6th DISTRICT:
Justin DeWitt, D-Baton Rouge; Devin Lance Graham, independent-Gonzales; Garret Graves (incumbent), R-Baton Rouge; and “Andie” Saizan, D-Springfield.
LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT, 1st DISTRICT:
Richard Ducote, R-Covington; and Greg Guidry (incumbent), R-New Orleans.
LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT, 5th DISTRICT:
Jeff Hughes (incumbent), R-Walker.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Craig Greene (incumbent), R-Baton Rouge.
Source: Louisiana Secretary of State: www.geauxvote.com