2022 United States Senate election in Louisiana

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Incumbent U.S. senator

John Kennedy
Republican



The 2022 United States Senate election in Louisiana will be held on November 8, 2022, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Louisiana.

Incumbent Republican U.S. senator John Kennedy is running for re-election to a second term.[1]

Candidates

Republican Party

Declared

Democratic Party

Declared

Potential

Declined

Candidates[a]

Endorsements

Gary Chambers (D)
State legislators
  • Ted James, state representative from Louisiana's 101st district (2012–present)[8]
Local officials
John Kennedy (R)
Former U.S. Executive Branch Officials
Luke Mixon (D)
Individuals

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[11] Solid R November 19, 2021
Inside Elections[12] Solid R January 7, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[13] Safe R November 3, 2021
Politico[14] Solid R April 1, 2022
RCP[15] Safe R January 10, 2022

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[b]
Margin
of error
Gary
Chambers
(D)
John
Kennedy
(R)
Luke
Mixon
(D)
Syrita
Steib
(D)
Undecided
JMC Analytics (R) March 21–23, 2022 600 (LV) ± 4.0% 14% 53% 7% 3% 23%
Hypothetical polling
Runoff election
Generic Republican vs. generic Democrat
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[b]
Margin
of error
Generic
Republican
Generic
Democrat
Undecided
JMC Analytics (R) March 21–23, 2022 600 (LV) ± 4.0% 51% 33% 16%

Notes

  1. ^ The images in this gallery are in the public domain or are otherwise free to use. This gallery should not be construed as a list of major or noteworthy candidates. If a candidate is not included in this gallery, it is only because there are no high-quality, copyright-free photographs of them available on the Internet.
  2. ^ a b Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear

References

  1. ^ a b "Sen. John Kennedy launches 2022 re-election bid: 'I will not let you down. I'd rather drink weed killer.'". foxnews.com. June 2021. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  2. ^ "Democrats rally around new personalities".
  3. ^ "Baton Rouge community activist Gary Chambers launches campaign for U.S. Senate".
  4. ^ "Sen. John Kennedy draws a challenger: Navy veteran Luke Mixon".
  5. ^ Alford, Jeremy (2021-05-18). "Senate election on deck for 2022".
  6. ^ "Here's what 5 governors have to say on Covid, climate change and campaign plans,". 2022-01-28. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |url= (help)
  7. ^ a b c d Bridges, Tyler. "New Orleans City Council members back Gary Chambers' bid to unseat Sen. John Kennedy". The Advocate. Retrieved 4 April 2022.
  8. ^ "Senate candidate Gary Chambers gets first endorsement from La. elected official". BRProud.com. 2022-01-27. Retrieved 2022-01-29.
  9. ^ Barrabi, Thomas (2021-03-06). "Trump endorses Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy in 2022 reelection bid". Fox News. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  10. ^ Hilburn, Greg (2021-10-05). "Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy draws first Democratic opponent, Luke Mixon, for 2022 race". Daily Advertiser.
  11. ^ "2022 Senate Race ratings". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  12. ^ "Senate ratings". Inside Elections. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  13. ^ "2022 Senate". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved January 28, 2021.
  14. ^ "Louisiana Senate Race 2022". Politico. April 1, 2022.
  15. ^ "Battle for the Senate 2022". RCP. January 10, 2022.
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