2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana

The 2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana were held on November 8, 2022, to elect the six U.S. representatives from the state of Louisiana, one from each of the state's six congressional districts. The elections will coincide with other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana

← 2020 November 8, 2022 2024 →

All 6 Louisiana seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 5 1
Seats won 5 1
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 773,701 318,932
Percentage 68.28% 28.15%
Swing Increase 6.73% Decrease 7.83%

District 1Edit

2022 Louisiana's 1st congressional district election
 
← 2020 November 8, 2022 2024 →
   
Nominee Steve Scalise Katie Darling
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 177,670 61,467
Percentage 72.8% 25.2%

U.S. Representative before election

Steve Scalise
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Steve Scalise
Republican

The 1st district is based in the suburbs of New Orleans, spanning from the northern shore of Lake Pontchartrain south to the Mississippi River delta. The incumbent is Republican Steve Scalise, who was re-elected with 72.2% of the vote in 2020.[1]

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

  • Katie Darling (Democratic), businesswoman
  • Howard Kearney (Libertarian), computer programmer and candidate for this district in 2016 and 2020
  • Steve Scalise (Republican), incumbent U.S. Representative and House Minority Whip

General electionEdit

PredictionsEdit

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
Fox News[7] Solid R July 11, 2022
DDHQ[8] Solid R July 20, 2022
538[9] Solid R June 30, 2022

ResultsEdit

Louisiana's 1st congressional district, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Scalise (incumbent) 177,670 72.8
Democratic Katie Darling 61,467 25.2
Libertarian Howard Kearney 4,907 2.0
Total votes 244,044 100.0
Republican hold

District 2Edit

2022 Louisiana's 2nd congressional district election
 
← 2020 November 8, 2022 2024 →
   
Nominee Troy Carter Dan Lux
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 158,120 46,927
Percentage 77.1% 22.9%

U.S. Representative before election

Troy Carter
Democratic

Elected U.S. Representative

Troy Carter
Democratic

The 2nd district stretches from New Orleans to inner Baton Rouge. Democrat Cedric Richmond, who was re-elected with 63.6% of the vote in 2020, resigned on January 15, 2021 to become the director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.[10] Democrat Troy Carter won the 2021 special election in a runoff with 55.2% of the vote.[11]

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

  • Troy Carter (Democratic), incumbent U.S. Representative
  • Dan Lux (Republican), entertainment producer

EndorsementsEdit

Troy Carter (D)

General electionEdit

PredictionsEdit

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid D March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid D May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe D April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid D April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe D June 9, 2022
Fox News[7] Solid D July 11, 2022
DDHQ[8] Solid D July 20, 2022
538[9] Solid D June 30, 2022

ResultsEdit

Louisiana's 2nd congressional district, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Troy Carter (incumbent) 158,120 77.1
Republican Dan Lux 46,927 22.9
Total votes 205,047 100.0
Democratic hold

District 3Edit

2022 Louisiana's 3rd congressional district election
 
← 2020 November 8, 2022 2024 →
   
Nominee Clay Higgins Holden Hoggatt
Party Republican Republican
Popular vote 144,423 24,474
Percentage 64.3% 10.9%

 
Nominee Lessie Olivia Leblanc Tia LeBrun
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 23,641 21,172
Percentage 10.5% 9.4%

U.S. Representative before election

Clay Higgins
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Clay Higgins
Republican

The 3rd district encompasses southwestern Louisiana, taking in Lake Charles and Lafayette. The incumbent is Republican Clay Higgins, who was re-elected with 67.8% of the vote in 2020.[1]

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

  • Clay Higgins (Republican), incumbent U.S. Representative
  • Holden Hoggatt (Republican), prosecutor[13]
  • Lessie Olivia Leblanc (Democratic), journalist
  • Tia LeBrun (Democratic), teacher
  • Guy McLendon (Libertarian), perennial candidate
  • Thomas "Lane" Payne, Jr. (Republican), pastor
  • Jacob "Jake" Shaheen (Republican), teacher
  • Gloria R. Wiggins (Independent)

WithdrawnEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Clay Higgins (R)
Holden Hoggatt (R)
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives

General electionEdit

PredictionsEdit

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
Fox News[7] Solid R July 11, 2022
DDHQ[8] Solid R July 20, 2022
538[9] Solid R June 30, 2022

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Clay
Higgins
(R)
Holden
Hoggatt
(R)
Lessie
LeBlanc
(D)
Tia
Lebrun
(D)
Thomas Lane
Payne
(R)
Other Undecided
The Kitchens Group (R)[A] August 2022 400 (LV) ± 4.9% 29% 21% 7% 10% 4% 10% 19%

ResultsEdit

Louisiana's 3rd congressional district, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clay Higgins (incumbent) 144,423 64.3
Republican Holden Hoggatt 24,474 10.9
Democratic Lessie Olivia Leblanc 23,641 10.5
Democratic Tia LeBrun 21,172 9.4
Republican Thomas "Lane" Payne, Jr. 4,012 1.8
Independent Gloria R. Wiggins 3,255 1.4
Republican Jacob "Jake" Shaheen 1,955 0.9
Libertarian Guy McLendon 1,620 0.7
Total votes 224,552 100.0
Republican hold

District 4Edit

2022 Louisiana's 4th congressional district election
 
← 2020 November 8, 2022 2024 →
   
Nominee Mike Johnson
Party Republican

U.S. Representative before election

Mike Johnson
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Mike Johnson
Republican

The 4th district encompasses northwestern Louisiana, taking in the Shreveport–Bossier City metropolitan area. The incumbent is Republican Mike Johnson, who was re-elected with 60.4% of the vote in 2020.[1]

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Mike Johnson (R)
U.S. Executive Branch officials

General electionEdit

PredictionsEdit

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
Fox News[7] Solid R July 11, 2022
DDHQ[8] Solid R July 20, 2022
538[9] Solid R June 30, 2022

ResultsEdit

Louisiana's 4th congressional district, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Johnson (incumbent)
Total votes 100.0
Republican hold

District 5Edit

2022 Louisiana's 5th congressional district election
 
← 2020 November 8, 2022 2024 →
   
Nominee Julia Letlow Oscar Dantzler
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 151,080 35,149
Percentage 67.6% 15.7%

U.S. Representative before election

Julia Letlow
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Julia Letlow
Republican

The 5th district encompasses rural northeastern Louisiana, central Louisiana, as well as the northern part of Louisiana's Florida parishes in southeast Louisiana, taking in Monroe, Alexandria, Opelousas, Amite and Bogalusa, Louisiana. Republican Luke Letlow, who was elected in a runoff with 62.0% of the vote, died on December 29, 2020 of COVID-19 before he took office.[19] Letlow's widow Julia won the 2021 special election with 64.9% of the vote.[11]

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

  • Oscar "Omar" Dantzler (Democratic), candidate for governor in 2019
  • Allen Guillory (Republican), perennial candidate
  • Walter Earl Huff (Democratic), businessman
  • Julia Letlow (Republican), incumbent U.S. Representative[20][21]
  • Hunter Pullen (Republican), U.S. Army veteran

EndorsementsEdit

Julia Letlow (R)

General electionEdit

PredictionsEdit

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
Fox News[7] Solid R July 11, 2022
DDHQ[8] Solid R July 20, 2022
538[9] Solid R June 30, 2022

ResultsEdit

Louisiana's 5th congressional district, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Julia Letlow (incumbent) 151,080 67.6
Democratic Oscar "Omar" Dantzler 35,149 15.7
Democratic Walter Earl Huff 19,383 8.7
Republican Allen Guillory 12,159 5.4
Republican Hunter Pullen 5,782 2.6
Total votes 223,553 100.0
Republican hold

District 6Edit

2022 Louisiana's 6th congressional district election
 
← 2020 November 8, 2022 2024 →
   
Nominee Garret Graves Rufus Holt Craig
Party Republican Libertarian
Popular vote 189,684 30,709
Percentage 80.4% 13.0%

U.S. Representative before election

Garret Graves
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Garret Graves
Republican

The 6th district encompasses the suburbs of Baton Rouge. The incumbent is Republican Garret Graves, who was re-elected with 71.0% of the vote in 2020.[1]

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

  • Brian Belzer (Republican), businessman
  • Rufus Holt Craig (Libertarian), former chair of the Louisiana Libertarian Party and perennial candidate
  • Garret Graves (Republican), incumbent U.S. Representative

EndorsementsEdit

General electionEdit

PredictionsEdit

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[2] Solid R March 31, 2022
Inside Elections[3] Solid R May 24, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R April 6, 2022
Politico[5] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[6] Safe R June 9, 2022
Fox News[7] Solid R July 11, 2022
DDHQ[8] Solid R July 20, 2022
538[9] Solid R June 30, 2022

ResultsEdit

Louisiana's 6th congressional district, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Garret Graves (incumbent) 189,684 80.4
Libertarian Rufus Holt Craig 30,709 13.0
Republican Brian Belzer 15,535 6.6
Total votes 235,928 100.0
Republican hold

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear
Partisan clients
  1. ^ This poll was sponsored by Hoggatt's campaign

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Johnson, Cheryl L. (February 28, 2019). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 2020". Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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  5. ^ a b c d e f "2022 Election Forecast". Politico. April 5, 2022.
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  10. ^ Mucha, Sarah; Krieg, Gregory; Merica, Dan; Sullivan, Kate. "Former Black caucus chair Cedric Richmond to leave Congress and join Biden White House". CNN. Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  11. ^ a b "U. S. Representative -- 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts". Louisiana Secretary of State. March 20, 2021.
  12. ^ "Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorsed Candidates". www.plannedparenthoodaction.org. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  13. ^ Palermo, Jeff (July 19, 2022). "Lafayette Prosecutor Holden Hoggatt to challenge 3rd District Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins". Louisiana Radio Network. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  14. ^ Alford, Jeremy (October 13, 2021). "Democrats rally around new personalities". www.theadvertiser.com. The Daily Advertiser. Retrieved November 26, 2021.
  15. ^ "FEC Statement of Candidacy - Dustin Granger". June 2, 2021. Retrieved November 26, 2021.
  16. ^ "Endorsement of Congressman Clay Higgins". June 16, 2022. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  17. ^ a b c "LA CD-3. Ex-US Reps Charles Boustany (R) and Chris John (D), and ret US Sen John Breaux (D) all endorsed attorney Holden Hobart (R) in his primary vs US Rep Clay Higgins (R). All three endorsers each previously held this House seat".
  18. ^ Trump, Donald (April 6, 2022). "Endorsement of Congressman Mike Johnson". donaldjtrump.com. Archived from the original on April 10, 2022. Retrieved May 30, 2022.
  19. ^ Jim Acosta, Jamie Gangel and Paul LeBlanc. "Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies after battling Covid-19". CNN. Retrieved December 30, 2020.
  20. ^ Bado, Kirk (March 9, 2021). "Wednesday Q+A With Julia Letlow". National Journal. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  21. ^ Maravi, Vallery (December 17, 2021). "Rep. Julia Letlow discusses Parents' Bill of Rights Act". www.myarklamiss.com. KTVE. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  22. ^ "TRAILBLAZERS FUND". www.congressionalleadershipfund.org. Retrieved January 6, 2022.
  23. ^ "Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Announces Second Round of Congressional Endorsements for the 2022 Election Cycle". cresenergy.com. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. May 4, 2022. Retrieved June 7, 2022.

External linksEdit

Official campaign websites for 1st district candidates
Official campaign websites for 2nd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 3rd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 4th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 5th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 6th district candidates