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Louisiana Secretary of State - Elections Division
2008 Louisiana Special Congressional Primary Results
Presidential Primary Filing Deadline: 12/14/07, Presidential Primary: 2/9/08, Third Party Filing Deadline: 5/22/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 6/11/08, Congressional Filing Deadline: 7/11/08, Presidential Filing Deadline Primary: 9/2/08, Primary: 9/6/08, Primary Run-off: 10/4/08, General Election: 11/4/08,
Last Updated: March 9, 2008
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, State Media,
President, 56.7% in '04 for Bush, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican,
U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 57.39%,
U.S. Sen. Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY) 35.63%, ex-U.S. Sen. John R. Edwards (D-NC) 3.39%, U.S. Sen. Joseph R. "Joe" Biden, Jr. (D-DE) 1.61%, Gov. William B. "Bill" Richardson (D-NM) 1.11%, U.S. Sen. Christopher J. "Chris" Dodd (D-CT) 0.5%, U.S. Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) 0.37%,
ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) 43.18%,
U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 41.91%, ex-Gov. W. Mitt Romney (R-MA) 6.34%, U.S. Rep. Ronald E. "Ron" Paul (R-TX) 5.33%, ex-U.S. Sen. Fred D. Thompson (R-TN) 0.99%, ex-New York City Mayor Rudolph W. "Rudy" Giuliani (R-NY) 0.99%, ex-Amb. Alan L. Keyes (R-MD) 0.52%, retired Gen. Jerry R. Curry (R-VA) 0.32%, U.S. Rep. Duncan L. Hunter (R-CA) 0.23%, businessman Daniel A. "Dan" Gilbert (R-NC) 0.11%, U.S. Rep. Thomas G. "Tom" Tancredo (R-CO) 0.07%,
1st Congressional District, 88.1% in '06, 2nd term, Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (R) elected Governor, Polls
Filing Deadline: 1/31/08, Primary: 3/8/08, Primary Runoff: 4/5/08, Special Election 5/3/08
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
prof. Gilda W. Reed (D) 69.75%,
'04 candidate / '07 Gov. candidate / Dr. M. V. "Vinny" Mendoza (D) 30.25%,
St. Sen. Steve J. Scalise (R) 48.34%, Mayor Ben O. Morris (R) 27.72%,
St. Rep. Timothy G. "Tim" Burns (R) 21.26%, financial manager David Simpson (R) 2.68%,
chair '07 gubernatorial candidate / landscaper Anthony "Tony G" Gentile (IA),
'95 Lt. Gov. candidate/ '04 Senate candidate / ex-city council members / ex-clerk of court R. A. "Skip" Galan (I),
6th Congressional District, 82.8% in '06, Richard H. Baker (R) resigning during 11th term, Polls
Filing Deadline: 1/31/08, Primary: 3/8/08, Primary Runoff: 4/5/08, Special Election 5/3/08
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, DCCC target, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored,
St. Rep. Donald J. "Don" Cazayoux (D) 34.93%, St. Rep. Michael Jackson (D) 27.17%,
attorney Jason DeCuir (D) 18.53%, ex-gubernatorial aide Andy Kopplin (D) 17.24%, construction worker Joe Delatte (D) 2.14%,
'96 nominee / ex-St. Rep. Louis E. "Woody" Jenkins (R) 49.87%, former Bush White House official Laurinda L. Calongne (R) 25.47%,
ex-congressional aide Paul Sawyer (R) 23.23%, navy vet. Michael Cloonan (R) 1.43%,
stock trader Randall T. Hayes (C),
Ashley Casey (I),
Peter J. Aranyosi (I),
Primary Runoff Results
1st Congressional District, 88.1% in '06, 2nd term, Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (R) elected Governor, Polls
Filing Deadline: 1/31/08, Primary: 3/8/08, Primary Runoff: 4/5/08, Special Election 5/3/08
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
prof. Gilda W. Reed (D), St. Sen. Steve J. Scalise (R) 58.08%,
St. Rep. Timothy G. "Tim" Burns (R) 41.92%,
chair '07 gubernatorial candidate / landscaper Anthony "Tony G" Gentile (IA),
'95 Lt. Gov. candidate/ '04 Senate candidate / ex-city council members / ex-clerk of court R. A. "Skip" Galan (I),
6th Congressional District, 82.8% in '06, Richard H. Baker (R) resigning during 11th term, Polls
Filing Deadline: 1/31/08, Primary: 3/8/08, Primary Runoff: 4/5/08, Special Election 5/3/08
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, DCCC target, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored,
St. Rep. Donald J. "Don" Cazayoux (D) 56.8%,
St. Rep. Michael Jackson (D) 43.2%,
'96 nominee / ex-St. Rep. Louis E. "Woody" Jenkins (R) 61.94%,
former Bush White House official Laurinda L. Calongne (R) 38.06%,
stock trader Randall T. Hayes (C),
Ashley Casey (I),
Peter J. Aranyosi (I),

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
National Journal's Rankings,
Roll Call's Outlook,
Rothenberg Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Louisiana Political Parties:
(C) = Consitution Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(IA) = Independent American Party
(I) = independent candidates
(R) = Republican Party

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