2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana

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All 6 Louisiana seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 5 1

The 2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana will be held on November 8, 2022, to elect the six U.S. representatives from the state of Louisiana, one from each of the state's six congressional districts. The elections will coincide with other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 1

See also: Louisiana's 1st congressional district

The 1st district is based in the suburbs of New Orleans, spanning from the northern shore of Lake Pontchartrain south to the Mississippi River delta. The incumbent is Republican Steve Scalise, who was re-elected with 72.2% of the vote in 2020.[1]

Candidates

Potential

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
538[7] Solid R June 30, 2022

District 2

See also: Louisiana's 2nd congressional district

The 2nd district stretches from New Orleans to inner Baton Rouge. Democrat Cedric Richmond, who was re-elected with 63.6% of the vote in 2020, resigned on January 15, 2021 to become the director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.[8] Democrat Troy Carter won the 2021 special election in a runoff with 55.2% of the vote.[9]

Candidates

Potential

Endorsements

Troy Carter (D)

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid D March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid D May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe D April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid D April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe D June 9, 2022
538[7] Solid D June 30, 2022

District 3

See also: Louisiana's 3rd congressional district

The 3rd district encompasses southwestern Louisiana, taking in Lake Charles and Lafayette. The incumbent is Republican Clay Higgins, who was re-elected with 67.8% of the vote in 2020.[1]

Candidates

Potential

Withdrawn

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
538[7] Solid R June 30, 2022

District 4

See also: Louisiana's 4th congressional district

The 4th district encompasses northwestern Louisiana, taking in the Shreveport–Bossier City metropolitan area. The incumbent is Republican Mike Johnson, who was re-elected with 60.4% of the vote in 2020.[1]

Candidates

Potential

Endorsements

Mike Johnson (R)
U.S. Executive Branch officials

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
538[7] Solid R June 30, 2022

District 5

See also: Louisiana's 5th congressional district

The 5th district encompasses rural northeastern Louisiana, central Louisiana, as well as the northern part of Louisiana's Florida parishes in southeast Louisiana, taking in Monroe, Alexandria, Opelousas, Amite and Bogalusa, Louisiana. Republican Luke Letlow, who was elected in a runoff with 62.0% of the vote, died on December 29, 2020 of COVID-19 before he took office.[14] Letlow's widow Julia won the 2021 special election with 64.9% of the vote.[9]

Candidates

Declared

Endorsements

Julia Letlow (R)

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
538[7] Solid R June 30, 2022

District 6

See also: Louisiana's 6th congressional district

The 6th district encompasses the suburbs of Baton Rouge. The incumbent is Republican Garret Graves, who was re-elected with 71.0% of the vote in 2020.[1]

Candidates

Potential

Endorsements

Garret Graves

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
538[7] Solid R June 30, 2022

References

  1. ^ a b c d Johnson, Cheryl L. (February 28, 2019). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 2020". Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "2022 House Race Ratings". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved March 31, 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "House Ratings". The Rothenberg Political Report. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "2022 House Ratings". Sabato's Crystal Ball. April 6, 2022. Retrieved April 6, 2022.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "2022 Election Forecast". Politico. April 5, 2022.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Battle for the House 2022". RCP. June 9, 2022.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "2022 Election Forecast". FiveThirtyEight. June 30, 2022. Retrieved June 30, 2022.
  8. ^ Mucha, Sarah; Krieg, Gregory; Merica, Dan; Sullivan, Kate. "Former Black caucus chair Cedric Richmond to leave Congress and join Biden White House". CNN. Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  9. ^ a b "U. S. Representative -- 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts". Louisiana Secretary of State. March 20, 2021.
  10. ^ "Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorsed Candidates". www.plannedparenthoodaction.org. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  11. ^ Alford, Jeremy (October 13, 2021). "Democrats rally around new personalities". www.theadvertiser.com. The Daily Advertiser. Retrieved November 26, 2021.
  12. ^ "FEC Statement of Candidacy - Dustin Granger". June 2, 2021. Retrieved November 26, 2021.
  13. ^ Trump, Donald (April 6, 2022). "Endorsement of Congressman Mike Johnson". donaldjtrump.com. Archived from the original on April 10, 2022. Retrieved May 30, 2022.
  14. ^ Jim Acosta, Jamie Gangel and Paul LeBlanc. "Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies after battling Covid-19". CNN. Retrieved December 30, 2020.
  15. ^ Bado, Kirk (March 9, 2021). "Wednesday Q+A With Julia Letlow". National Journal. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  16. ^ Maravi, Vallery (December 17, 2021). "Rep. Julia Letlow discusses Parents' Bill of Rights Act". www.myarklamiss.com. KTVE. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  17. ^ "TRAILBLAZERS FUND". www.congressionalleadershipfund.org. Retrieved January 6, 2022.
  18. ^ "Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Announces Second Round of Congressional Endorsements for the 2022 Election Cycle". cresenergy.com. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. May 4, 2022. Retrieved June 7, 2022.
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