Those running for elected offices all across Louisiana are making their candidacy official qualifying for congressional, state and local offices on Wednesday and continuing through Friday.
The forms turned in qualifies them for the primary congressional election on November 8, 2016, then the general election on December 10, 2016.
You can find some of those candidates on this page.
Thomas P. Clements
Le Roy “Rev” Gillam
Arden “Dixiecrat” Wells
U.S. Representative, 1st Congressional District
Joseph “Joe” Swider
U.S. Representative, 2nd Congressional District
Melvin L. “Kip” Holden
U.S. Representative, 3rd Congressional District
Scott A. Angelle
Jacob “Dorian Phibian” Hebert
Grover Joseph Rees
Kenny P. Scelfo Sr.
U.S. Representative, 4th Congressional District
Ralph “Trey” Baucum
Mark David Halverson
Kenneth J. Krefft
U.S. Representative, 5th Congressional District
Ralph Abraham Jr.
U.S. Representative, 6th Congressional District