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Updated Louisiana Congressional election results: independents and smaller parties swing both districts

The Secretary of State’s website shows updated vote totals.

In Congressional District 2, the votes received by Green Malik Rahim and Libertarian Gregory Kahn made up more than the margin of difference between indicted Democratic incumbent “Dollar” Bill Jefferson and congressman-elect Joseph Cao.

Of course, this does not mean that the election would have turned out differently had Rahim and Kahn not been in the race – only that it is possible.… Read more ...

Louisiana Congressional Districts 2 and 4 vote tomorrow (December 6)

According to the Louisiana Secretary of State,

Voting Hours Are From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Louisiana’s elections laws provide for voting on election day at designated polling places from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

A Reminder to Voters – Take Picture ID to Polls

When you go to the polls to cast your vote in an election, be sure to take a driver’s license, a Louisiana Special ID, or some other generally recognized picture ID.

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That other congressional district in Louisiana

Malik Rahim has been widely report on by IPR, but his congressional district is not the only one whose election has been delayed to December 6th. Louisiana’s fourth congressional district is in the same position, and two independents are running in that race.

Gerald J. Bowen, Jr is the first one.… Read more ...