2016 qualifying Louisiana candidates

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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.

U.S. Senator

Charles Boustany

Foster Campbell

“Joseph” Cao

Thomas P. Clements

Derrick Edwards

Caroline Fayard

John Fleming

Le Roy “Rev” Gillam

Troy Hebert

John Kennedy

Gary Landrieu

Kaitlin Marone

Abhay Patel

Arden “Dixiecrat” Wells

U.S. Representative, 1st Congressional District

Howard Kearney

Steve Scalise

Joseph “Joe” Swider

U.S. Representative, 2nd Congressional District

Melvin L. “Kip” Holden

Cedric Richmond

U.S. Representative, 3rd Congressional District

Scott A. Angelle

Bryan Barrilleaux

“Greg” Ellison

Brett Geymann

Jacob “Dorian Phibian” Hebert

Guy McLendon

Larry Rader

“Gus” Rantz

Grover Joseph Rees

Kenny P. Scelfo Sr.

U.S. Representative, 4th Congressional District

Ralph “Trey” Baucum

Mark David Halverson

Oliver Jenkins

“Rick” John

Marshall Jones

Kenneth J. Krefft

U.S. Representative, 5th Congressional District

Ralph Abraham Jr.

U.S. Representative, 6th Congressional District

Garret Graves
Richard Lieberman
Mayor-President Metro Council, City of Baton Rouge
Beverly Amador
Sharon Weston Broome
“John” Delgado
Darryl Gissel
C. Denise Marcelle
Byron Sharper
“Bodi” White
More qualifiers can be found on the state’s website.

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