BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Voters across the state will soon select new representation for the Louisiana Senate and House of Representatives. If you want to know the candidates for these races and any judicial seats in the Capital Area, here’s a guide.

WVLA and WGMB primarily cover Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Point Coupee, St. Helena, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana parishes. These are the multiparish races, including judicial and legislative seats, affecting the viewing area.

Election day for the Louisiana primary is Oct. 14. Across Louisiana, voters will cast ballots for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer.

Qualifying for state and local races was Aug. 8-10. If a race had only one candidate at the end of qualifying, that person is set to take office at the start of the next term.

Caleb Seth Kleinpeter, Republican, won the District 17 Senate seat unopposed. Peter Williams, Democrat, had initially been qualified to run, but the Secretary of State website now has him listed as Other/Disqualified.

C. Denise Marcelle, Democrat, won the 61st District House seat unopposed. Robb “Kirt” Sharper, Democrat, had initially been qualified to run but later withdrew.

The following seats were filled in unopposed races:

  • State Senator, 14th District: Cleo Fields, Democrat (East Baton Rouge)
  • State Senator, 15th District: Regina Barrow, Democrat (East Baton Rouge)
  • State Senator, 16th District: Franklin Foil, Republican (East Baton Rouge)
  • State Senator, 18th District: Eddie J. Lambert, Republican (Ascension, Livingston)
  • State Senator, 32nd District: Glen D. Womack, Republican (West Feliciana)
  • State Representative, 29th District: Edmond Jordan, Democrat (East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge)
  • State Representative, 51st District: Beryl Amedee, Republican (Assumption)
  • State Representative, 58th District: Kendricks “Ken” Brass, Democrat (Ascension)
  • State Representative, 59th District” “Tony” Bacala, Republican (Ascension)
  • State Representative 60th District: Chad Brown, Democrat (Assumption, Iberville)
  • State Representative, 67th District: Larry Selders, Democrat (East Baton Rouge Parish)
  • State Representative, 69th District: Paula Davis, Republican (East Baton Rouge Parish)
  • State Representative, 101st District: Vanessa Caston LaFleur, Democrat (East Baton Rouge)

While the primary will determine some races, and the general election will be Nov. 18. Learn where you can cast early ballots here.

Who is running for Louisiana Senate seats?

State Senator, 2nd District

Ascension, Assumption, Iberville, West Baton Rouge parishes

  • “Chris” Delpit, Republican
  • Edward “Ed” Price, Democrat

State Senator, 6th District

East Baton Rouge, Livingston, St. Helena parishes

  • “Rick” Edmonds, Republican
  • Barry Ivey, Republican

State Senator, 13th District

Livingston Parish

  • Valarie Hodges, Republican
  • “Buddy” Mincey Jr., Republican

State Senator, 21st District

Assumption Parish

  • Robert Allain, Republican
  • Henry “Bo” LaGrange, Republican
  • Stephen Swiber, Republican

State Senator, 37th District

Livingston Parish

  • Randy Bush, Republican
  • Ivan M. Scioneaux Jr., Independent
  • “Bill” Wheat, Republican

Who is running for Louisiana House seats?

State Representative, 18th District

Iberville, Point Coupee, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana parishes

  • Tammi Fabre, Republican
  • Jeremy S. LaCombe, Republican
  • Shanda Paul, Democrat

State Representative, 62nd District

East Baton Rouge and East Feliciana parishes

  • Roy Daryl Adams, Democrat
  • Daniel Banguel, Democrat
  • Dadrius Lanus, Democrat

State Representative, 63rd District

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Chauna Banks, Democrat
  • Barbara West Carpenter, Democrat
  • Christopher Lemoine, Republican

State Representative, 64th District

East Baton Rouge, Livingston parishes

  • Kellie Alford, Republican
  • Kellee Hennessy Dickerson, Republican
  • “Garry Frog” Talbert, Republican

State Representative, 65th District

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Brandon Ivey, Republican
  • Aaron Moak, Republican
  • Jamie Pope, Republican
  • Lauren Ventrella, Republican
  • Stephen Whitlow, Republican

State Representative, 66th District

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Monique Appeaning, Republican
  • Emily Chenevert, Republican
  • Hollis “Bubbe” Day, Republican
  • “Richie” Edmonds, Republican
  • Drew Maranto, Republican

State Representative, 68th District

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Laura White “Laurie” Adams, Republican
  • Belinda Creel Davis, Democrat
  • Robert “Max” Grodner Jr., Democrat
  • Dixon McMakin, Republican
  • Parry “Matt” Thomas, No Party

State Representative, 70th District

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Brent Campanella, Republican
  • Barbara Reich Freiberg, Republican
  • “Steve” Myers, Democrat
  • Jennie Seals, Republican

State Representative, 71st District

Livingston Parish

  • Walley Avara, Republican
  • “Jim” Norred, Republican
  • Roger Wilder III, Republican

State Representative, 72nd District

St. Helena Parish

  • “Robby” Carter, Democrat
  • Roderick “Devon” Matthews, Democrat

State Representative, 81st District

Ascension, Livingston parishes

  • Jason Amato, Republican
  • Jeffrey F. “Jeff” Wiley, Republican

State Representative, 88th District

Ascension Parish

  • Kathy Edmonston, Republican
  • Willie Robinson, Republican
  • Donald “Don” Schexnaydre, Republican

State Representative, 95th District

Livingston Parish

  • Aaron Ellis, Republican
  • Shane Mack, Republican

Who is running for judicial positions?

19th Judicial District Court Judge, ES 1, Division J

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • ReAzalia Allen, Democrat
  • Colette Greggs, Democrat
  • Sclynski “Lyn” Legier, Democrat

23rd Judicial District Court Judge, ES 1, Div. E

Ascension, Assumption parishes

  • Allen Davis, Democrat
  • “Vicky” Jones, Republican
  • Keyojuan Gant Turner, Democrat

Judge, Family Court Election Section 3, Division D

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Caulette “Twin” Jackson Guillard, Democrat
  • Laurie Marien, Republican
  • “Kathy” Reznik Benoit, Republican
  • Kyle Russ, Republican