BATON ROUGE, La. (KPEL News) - Saturday, October 14th, marked the Primary Election in Louisiana as voters either narrowed a candidate list of more than two people or ended races with only two candidates in them. The General Election (or runoff election) will happen on Saturday, November 18th.

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Let's take a look at the candidates who won or will move on to the runoff. (Winners and Runoff Candidates highlighted in GREEN.)

Louisiana Governor's Mansion, Wikipedia Commons
Louisiana Governor's Mansion, Wikipedia Commons
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Governor of Louisiana

Republicans

Democrats

  • Daniel M. "Danny" Cole (Trout) -- 3%
  • Shawn D. Wilson (Baton Rouge) -- 26%

Independents

No Party 

  • "Keitron" Gagnon (Metairie) -- 0%

Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana

Republicans

  • Elbert "Pawpaw" Guillory (Opelousas) -- 6%
  • "Tami" Hotard (Madisonville) -- 5%
  • William "Billy" Nungesser (Metairie) -- 65%

Democrat

Independent

  • Bruce Payton (Bush) -- 2%

No Party

Secretary of State of Louisiana

Republicans

  • Mike Francis (Crowley) -- 18%
  • Thomas J. Kennedy III (New Orleans) -- 10%
  • Nancy Landry (Baton Rouge) -- 19%
  • Clay Schexnayder (Sorrento) -- 15%
  • Brandon Trosclair (Gonzales) -- 6%

Democrats

  • "Gwen" Collins-Greenup (Baton Rouge) -- 19%
  • Arthur A. Morrell (New Orleans) -- 11%

Other

Louisiana Capitol
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Attorney General of Louisiana

Republicans

  • "Marty" Maley (Baton Rouge) -- 7%
  • "Liz" Baker Murrill (Baton Rouge) -- 45%
  • John Stefanski (Crowley) -- 17%

Democrats

  • Lindsey Cheek (New Orleans) -- 23%
  • Perry Walker Terrebonne (New Orleans) -- 7%

Treasurer of Louisiana

Republicans

  • John Fleming (Minden) -- 44%
  • Scott McKnight (Baton Rouge) -- 24%

Democrat

  • Dustin Granger (Lake Charles) -- 32%

Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry of Louisiana

Republican

There are no challengers for the incumbent.

Commissioner of Insurance of Louisiana

Republican

  • "Tim" Temple (Baton Rouge)

Democrat

What are the Constitutional Amendments?

AMENDMENT 1 -- PASSED

Do you support an amendment to prohibit the use of funds, goods, or services
from a foreign government or a nongovernmental source to conduct elections
and election functions and duties unless the use is authorized by the secretary
of state through policies established in accordance with law?

AMENDMENT 2 -- PASSED

Do you support an amendment to provide that the freedom of worship in a
church or other place of worship is a fundamental right that is worthy of the
highest order of protection?

AMENDMENT 3 -- PASSED

Do you support an amendment to require that a minimum of twenty-five
percent of any money designated as nonrecurring state revenue be applied
toward the balance of the unfunded accrued liability of the state retirement
systems?

AMENDMENT 4 -- PASSED

Do you support an amendment to deny a property tax exemption to a nonprofit corporation or association that owns residential property in such a state
of disrepair that it endangers public health or safety?

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