Louisiana Democrats give Republican incumbents Mike Johnson and Garrett Graves a pass. No Democrats qualified to run in the November 8 election for the 4th and 6th congressional district seats. Congressman Johnson is unopposed and Congressman Graves has two opponents – one Libertarian and one Republican.
State Senator 5th Senatorial District
Representatives Royce Duplessis and Mandi Landry, both Democrats, both qualified for an open seat left open by former State Senator Karen Carter Peterson
State Senator 17th Senatorial District
Representative Jeremy S. LaCombe and two others, Caleb Seth Kleinpeter and Kirk Rousset, recently qualified for the senate seat vacated by former Senator Rick Ward. Ward resigned to take a new job opportunity. Louisiana GOP Senate President Page Cortez named GOP Leesville Senator Mike Reese to replace Ward as chair of the Commerce, Consumer Protection and International Affairs committee.
To learn the names of all candidates who qualified for 2022 fall races, see here.