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A look at candidates signed up for Louisiana’s Nov. 6 ballot

July 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The sign-up period for Louisiana’s Nov. 6 primary election runs through 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 so far are:

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SECRETARY OF STATE:

A.G. Crowe, R-Pearl River; Renee Fontenot Free, D-Baton Rouge; and Julie Stokes, R-Kenner.

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U.S. HOUSE, 1st DISTRICT:

Jim Francis, D-Covington; Frederick “Ferd” Jones, independent-Hammond; Howard Kearney, Libertarian-Mandeville; and Tammy Savoie, D-New Orleans.

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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.

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U.S. HOUSE, 3rd DISTRICT:

Rob Anderson, D-DeQuincy; 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.

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U.S. HOUSE, 5th DISTRICT:

Ralph Abraham (incumbent), R-Alto.

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U.S. HOUSE, 6th DISTRICT:

Justin DeWitt, D-Baton Rouge; and Devin Lance Graham, independent-Gonzales.

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LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT, 1st DISTRICT:

Richard Ducote, R-Covington; and Greg Guidry (incumbent), R-New Orleans.

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LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT, 5th DISTRICT:

Jeff Hughes (incumbent), R-Walker.

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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Craig Greene (incumbent), R-Baton Rouge.

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Source: Louisiana Secretary of State: www.geauxvote.com