Results for Louisiana’s December 10 Runoff Election
Now that the polls are closed, numbers are starting to come in from today's runoff election.
In the U.S. Senate race, it's looking like Republican John Kennedy gets the win over Democrat Foster Campbell.
Senator Roger F. Wicker, NRSC Chairman, has issued this statement:
“John Kennedy is a conservative who will always put Louisiana first in the United States Senate. His victory is a win for Louisiana families who want to see more jobs and economic growth, preserve Second Amendment rights, and protect the Supreme Court from liberal activist judges. I look forward to working with Mr. Kennedy and I’m happy to welcome him to our Republican Majority.”
Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger Villere has issued his own congratulatory message:
"John Kennedy has been a powerful voice for conservatism and fiscal responsibility as Louisiana State Treasurer. The voters of Louisiana have rewarded him for his extraordinary job by electing him to the United States Senate.
"Working closely with the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, we were able to quickly put together an effective field program for the run-off. I offer my thanks to these and all other organizations and individuals who came together to make this victory possible.
"The voters of Louisiana have issued a resounding defeat to the liberal policies of Governor Jon Bel Edwards' handpicked candidate, Foster Campbell. The Republican brand continues to be the brand of choice for Louisiana voters, with voters choosing a Republican over a Democrat in 16 of the last 17 statewide elections.
"We look forward to working with Senator-elect Kennedy to drain the swamp in Washington, DC, protect the lives of the unborn, and balance the federal budget."
Republican Mike Johnson has also been declared the winner In our 4th Congressional District race. He's received this congratulation statement from Louisiana Republican Party Chairman Roger Villere: