Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

Louisiana congressman wins bid for reelection

Louisianans braved a tropical storm Saturday to vote in primary elections involving six House seats. Rep. Gillis Long (D) won his bid for a sixth term, turning back a stiff challenge from conservative state Sen. Ned Randolph.

Seven other incumbents - two without any opposition - also won reelection. Messrs. Long and Randolph provided the only substantial contest of the primary.

About these ads

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.