Louisiana House District 2

Previous Election Results

1998 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
William Jefferson Democratic 102,247 86.0%
David Reed Democratic 10,803 9.1%
Don-Terry Veal Democratic 5,899 5.0%
2002 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
William Jefferson Democratic 90,310 63.5%
Irma Dixon Democratic 28,480 20.0%
Silky Sullivan Republican 15,440 10.9%
Clarence Hunt Democratic 4,137 2.9%
Wayne Clement Independent 3,789 2.7%
2004 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
William Jefferson Democratic 173,510 79.0%
Art Schwertz Republican 46,097 21.0%
2006 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
William Jefferson Democratic 28,283 30.1%
Karen Carter Democratic 20,364 21.7%
Derrick Shepherd Democratic 16,799 17.9%
Joseph Lavigne Republican 12,511 13.3%
Troy Carter Democratic 11,304 12.0%
Eric Bradley Republican 1,159 1.2%
Regina Bartholomew Democratic 1,125 1.2%
John Edwards Democratic 675 0.7%
Scott Barron Democratic 621 0.7%
Gregory Kahn Libertarian 404 0.4%
M.V. Mendoza Democratic 402 0.4%
Lance von Uhde Republican 258 0.3%
Deven Collins Democratic 121 0.1%
2006 House Non-Partisan Runoff Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
William Jefferson Democratic 35,153 56.5%
Karen Carter Democratic 27,011 43.5%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joseph Cao Republican 33,132 49.5%
William Jefferson Democratic 31,318 46.8%
Malik Rahim Green 1,883 2.8%
Gregory Kahn Libertarian 549 0.8%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
William Jefferson Democratic 17,510 25.3%
Helena Moreno Democratic 13,795 19.9%
Cedric Richmond Democratic 12,095 17.5%
James Carter Democratic 9,286 13.4%
Byron Lee Democratic 8,979 13.0%
Troy Carter Democratic 5,797 8.4%
Kenya Smith Democratic 1,749 2.5%
2008 House Primary Runoff
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
William Jefferson Democratic 92,921 56.8%
Helena Moreno Democratic 70,705 43.2%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Cedric Richmond Democratic 83,705 64.6%
Joseph Cao Republican 43,378 33.5%
Anthony Marquize Independent 1,876 1.4%
Jack Radosta Independent 645 0.5%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Cedric Richmond Democratic 14,678 60.5%
Juan LaFonta Democratic 5,171 21.3%
Eugene Green Democratic 2,500 10.3%
Gary Johnson Democratic 1,914 7.9%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Cedric Richmond Democratic 158,501 55.2%
Gary Landrieu Democratic 71,916 25.0%
Dwayne Bailey Republican 38,801 13.5%
Josue Larose Republican 11,345 3.9%
Caleb Trotter Libertarian 6,791 2.4%
2014 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Cedric Richmond Democratic 152,201 68.7%
Gary Landrieu Democratic 37,805 17.1%
David Brooks No pty aff 16,327 7.4%
Samuel Davenport Libertarian 15,237 6.9%

Demographic Data

Population 771,285
Percentage White 32.2%
Percentage Black 61.8%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.4%
Percentage Asian 2.2%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 1.1%
Percentage Other Race 2.2%
 
Percentage Hispanic 6.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 28.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 61.2%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.9%
 
Median Household Income $34,597
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 27.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 27.1%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 5.3%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.0%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 11.3%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 42.5%
Percentage with a College Degree 20.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 29.5%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 22.4%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 12.7%
 
Percentage Married Couples 31.0%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 11.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 7:16pm June 15, 2016