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 was first elected in 2016. He is running for re-election to a second term.[1]

Candidates

Republican Party

Declared

Democratic Party

Declared

Declined

Libertarian Party

Non-Partisans and Independents

Declared

Endorsements

Gary Chambers (D)
State legislators
Local officials
John Kennedy (R)
U.S. Executive Branch officials
Organizations
Luke Mixon (D)
State officials
State legislators
Individuals
Organizations

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[16] Solid R November 19, 2021
Inside Elections[17] Solid R January 7, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[18] Safe R November 3, 2021
Politico[19] Solid R April 1, 2022
RCP[20] Safe R January 10, 2022
Fox News[21] Solid R May 12, 2022
DDHQ[22] Solid R July 20, 2022
538[23] Solid R
(Kennedy)
June 30, 2022
The Economist[24] Safe R September 7, 2022

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Gary
Chambers
(D)
John
Kennedy
(R)
Luke
Mixon
(D)
Syrita
Steib
(D)
Undecided
Echelon Insights August 31 – September 7, 2022 506 (RV) ± 6.5% 16% 51% 8% 6% 19%
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[a]
Margin
of error
Generic
Republican
Generic
Democrat
Undecided
JMC Analytics (R) March 21–23, 2022 600 (LV) ± 4.0% 51% 33% 16%

Results

2022 United States Senate election in Louisiana
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Beryl Billiot
Democratic Gary Chambers
Republican Devin Lance Graham
Independent Alexander "Xan" John
Republican John Kennedy (incumbent)
Independent Bradley McMorris
Independent W. Thomas La Fontaine Olson
Democratic MV "Vinny" Mendoza
Democratic Luke Mixon
Democratic Salvador P. Rodriguez
Libertarian Aaron C. Sigler
Democratic Syrita Steib
Independent Thomas Wenn
Total votes

Notes

  1. ^ 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. ^ "KALB Exclusive: Syrita Steib seeking U.S. Senate seat".
  6. ^ "Here's what 5 governors have to say on Covid, climate change and campaign plans". Politico. 2022-01-28.
  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. ^ "Louisiana Senate Candidate Rips Enormous Blunt in First Campaign Ad". Rolling Stone. January 18, 2022. Retrieved July 13, 2022.
  9. ^ "Senate candidate Gary Chambers gets first endorsement from La. elected official". BRProud.com. 2022-01-27. Retrieved 2022-01-29.
  10. ^ Barrabi, Thomas (2021-03-06). "Trump endorses Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy in 2022 reelection bid". Fox News. Retrieved 2021-03-06.
  11. ^ "Republican Party Endorses Senator John Kennedy for Re-Election". 14 August 2021.
  12. ^ Bridges, Tyler (June 2, 2022). "John Bel Edwards endorses Luke Mixon in uphill Senate race against John Kennedy". The Advocate. Archived from the original on June 2, 2022. Retrieved June 12, 2022.
  13. ^ "Louisiana House Democratic chairman endorses Luke Mixon in US Senate race".
  14. ^ Hilburn, Greg (2021-10-05). "Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy draws first Democratic opponent, Luke Mixon, for 2022 race". Daily Advertiser.
  15. ^ "Endorsed Candidates - VoteVets". votevets.org.
  16. ^ "2022 Senate Race ratings". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  17. ^ "Senate ratings". Inside Elections. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  18. ^ "2022 Senate". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved January 28, 2021.
  19. ^ "Louisiana Senate Race 2022". Politico. April 1, 2022.
  20. ^ "Battle for the Senate 2022". RCP. January 10, 2022.
  21. ^ "2022 Election Forecast". Fox News. 12 May 2022. Retrieved May 12, 2022.
  22. ^ "2022 Election Forecast". DDHQ. July 20, 2022. Retrieved July 20, 2022.
  23. ^ "2022 Election Forecast". FiveThirtyEight. June 30, 2022. Retrieved June 30, 2022.
  24. ^ "Economist's 2022 Senate forecast". The Economist. September 7, 2022. Retrieved September 7, 2022.
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