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Louisiana 4th District

Open Seat (R)

Candidates

Paul Carmouche

Paul Carmouche (D)

Bio | Campaign Site

John Fleming

John Fleming (R)

Bio | Campaign Site

Louisiana Snapshot

RCP House Ranking: Leans GOP

Presidential Race: Obama (D) vs. McCain (R)
Senate Race: Landrieu (D)* vs. Kennedy (R)
House Races:
LA-4 | LA-6

2004 Senate: Kennedy (D) vs. Vitter (R)

Race Summary

A costly and contentious Republican primary between former parish coroner John Fleming, attorney Jeff Thompson and businessman Chris Gorman provided Caddo District Attorney Paul Carmouche (D) an opening in a district as conservative as the Sixth District, which Democrats won in a special election but lost on Nov. 4. 

Previous Election Results

House
2006: McCrery (R) 57, Cash (D) 17, Cox (D) 13
2004: McCrery (R), unopposed
2002: McCrery (R) 72, Milkovich (D) 26

President
2004: Bush (R) 59, Kerry (D) 40
2000: Bush (R) 55, Gore (D) 43

All Commentary & News Stories

- Bowen Running as Independent in 4th Congressional District - The Town Talk