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Election Update: LOGPAC Candidates with Opposition

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Jordan Gleason
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Director of Communications and Government Relations
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Qualifying has closed and now the campaigning really begins in Louisiana. Congratulations to those candidates who qualified to the House of Representatives and the state Senate without opposition. We look forward to working with you to ensure a robust oil and gas industry in Louisiana. 


The race to replace our current Governor, John Bel Edwards, drew more candidates than expected. 


In the gubernatorial race: 


  • Ralph Abraham (R - Alto)
  • Oscar 'Omar' Dantzler (D - Hammond)
  • Patrick J. Doguet (R - Rayne)
  • John Bel Edwards (D- Amite City)
  • Gary Landrieu (I - Metairie)
  • Patrick 'Live Wire' Landry (R - New Orleans)
  • Manuel Russell Leach (R - Natchitoches)
  • M. V. 'Vinny' Mendoza (R - Ponchatoula)
  • Eddie Rispone - (R - Baton Rouge)


The Louisiana state Senate saw 11 of the 39 seats go unopposed, and of those remaining challenged seats 15 have LOGPAC endorsed candidates. 


Those Senate races with LOGPAC endorsed candidates include: 


  • Senate District 2   - Sen. Ed Price 
  • Senate District 6   - Sen. Mack ‘Bodi’ White 
  • Senate District 9   - Rep. Cameron J. Henry 
  • Senate District 10 - Rep. Kirk Talbot 
  • Senate District 11 - Rep. Reid Falconer
  • Senate District 12 - Sen. Beth Mizell
  • Senate District 20 - Michael ‘ Big Mike’ Fesi
  • Senate District 24 - Sen. Gerald Boudreaux
  • Senate District 26 - Sen. Bob Hensgens 
  • Senate District 28 - Heather Cloud 
  • Senate District 33 - Stewart Cathey 
  • Senate District 35 - Sen. Jim Fannin 
  • Senate District 36 - Robert Mills
  • Senate District 37 - Sen. Barrow Peacock
  • Senate District 38 - Barry Milligan 


Very similar to the Senate, the House of Representatives saw 12 races go unchallenged, leaving 93 races left to be decided on October 12th. Of those 93 races, 24 have LOGPAC endorsed candidates. 


Remaining LOGPAC endorsed candidates in the House running for office include: 


  • House District 1   - Danny McCormick
  • House District 5 - Rep. Alan Seabaugh
  • House District 10 - Rep. Wayne McMahen
  • House District 20 - Sen. Neil Riser
  • House District 28 - Daryl Deshotel
  • House District 30 - Chuck Owen
  • House District 35 - Rep. Stephen Dwight
  • House District 36 - Mike Eason
  • House District 37 - Marion ‘ Butch’ Fox
  • House District 38 - Rhonda Butler
  • House District 39 - Rep. Julie Emerson 
  • House District 43 - Rep. Stuart Bishop 
  • House District 45 - Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan 
  • House District 50 - Vincent St. Blanc
  • House District 51 - Rep. Beryl Amedee
  • House District 54 - Rep. Reggie Bagala
  • House District 66 - Rep. Rick Edmonds
  • House District 69 - Rep. Paula Davis 
  • House District 74 - Larry Frieman 
  • House District 77 - Rep. Mark Wright 
  • House District 80 - Rep. Polly Thomas 
  • House District 82 - Charles Henry 
  • House District 90 - Rep. Mary DuBuisson 
  • House District 91 - Carling Dinkler 
  • House District 95 - Rep. Sherman Mack 
  • House District 105 - Rep. Chris Leopold



For more information regarding elections in Louisiana please visit GeauxElections.com. Election information is being updated almost daily to ensure you are up to speed in this crucial election year.

Jordan Gleason

by
Jordan Gleason
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Director of Communications and Government Relations
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Louisiana Oil & Gas Association

A native of New Roads, LA and a proud LSU Alum, Jordan began his political career as Press Assistant in Governor Bobby Jindal's administration, later going on to serve as the Governor's Deputy Director of Legisaltive Affairs, operating as the House liason for the executive office.