|The Green Papers: 2021 General Election|
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|Louisiana 2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit.|
|Partisan Composition: 5 Republican, 1 Democratic|
|Special Election - 117th Congress|
Seat up for special election: Saturday 24 April 2021
Special Election - Caused by the 17 November 2020 resignation of Member of Congress Cedric L. Richmond to become Senior Adviser to the President and White House Public Engagement Director in the Biden Administration.
All candidates from all parties appear on the 20 March 2021 open primary ballot. If no candidate receives a majority (50% of the vote plus 1), a 24 April runoff will be held between the top two vote getters.
Since no candidate received 50% or more of the vote in the Saturday 20 March 2021 election, the top 2 vote-getters, state Senator Troy A. Carter, Sr. (Democratic) 36% and state Senator Karen Carter Peterson (Democratic) 23% advance to the 24 April 2021 runoff.
|Democratic||48,513||55.25%||state Senator Troy A. Carter, Sr.
20 March 2021: Received 36.38% of the vote in the Special Election. Advances to the 24 April 2021 runoff.
FEC H2LA02149; 04 Apr 21; Tot $1,135,826; Dsb $1,290,932
|Democratic||39,297||44.75%||state Senator Karen Carter Peterson
20 March 2021: Received 22.92% of the vote in the Special Election. Advances to the 24 April 2021 runoff.
FEC H2LA02131; 04 Apr 21; Tot $830,318; Dsb $965,794
Candidate Inquiry from the Louisiana Department of State.
20 March and 24 April 2021 returns from the Louisiana Secretary of State.
|Political Parties Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.|
| Democratic-Farmer Labor|
|Major Third Parties|
|Other Third Parties|
| American Patriot Party|
| Legal Marijuana Now|
| Decline to State|
| No Party|
| No Party Affiliation|
| No Party Preference|
| Non Affiliated|
|Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable|
| Not readily classifiable|
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