2019 Special House Elections

Special Election: Feb. 23
Runoff Election: March 30

Special elections are being held soon to fill seven vacant seats in the Louisiana House of Representatives for Districts 12, 17, 18, 26, 27, 47, and 62.

District 12: Two people qualified to run for the District 12 seat, which became available when Republican Rob Shadoin took a job with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

District 17: Four people qualified to run for this seat after Democrat Marcus Hunter was elected district judge.

District 18: Six people qualified to run for this seat after Democrat Major Thibaut was elected Pointe Coupee parish resident.

District 26: Two people qualified for this seat after Democrat Jeff Hall was elected mayor of Alexandria.

District 27: Two people qualified for this seat after Republican Lowell “Chris” Hazel was elected judge.

District 47: Two people qualified for this seat after Republican Bob Hensgen won a special Senate election.

District 62: Six people qualified for this seat after Republican Kenny Havard was elected West Feliciana parish president.

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Louisiana Right to Life sent candidate questionnaires to each of the candidates. We post responses as we receive them. Below are the candidate comparisons. If you know candidates running for these seats, please ask them to quickly complete the questionnaire and return to us. If you meet or speak to a candidate, ask them how they answered the 2019 Louisiana Right to Life Questionnaire.

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House District 12

“Jake” Halley (R-Farmerville)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 2-8)

Christopher “Chris” Turner (R-Ruston)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-29)

House District 17

Anthony Garcia (D-West Monroe)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Rodney McFarland Sr. (D-Monroe)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-31)

“Pat” Moore (D-Monroe)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Rodney Welch (D-West Monroe)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

House District 18

NaTashia Carter Benoit (D-Port Allen)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Tammi G. Fabre (R-New Roads)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-30)

Jason Lee Fowler Jr. (R-New Roads)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Jeremy S. LaCombe (D-New Roads)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

“Bill” Spencer (D-Maringouin)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Gary “Sprout” Spillman (D-Beuche)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

House District 26

Sandra Franklin (D-Alexandria)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100 % Pro-Life (Submitted 2-13)

“Ed” Larvadain III (D-Alexandria)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

House District 27

“Mike” Johnson (R-Pineville)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-28)

Richard Kretzsinger (D-Pineville)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

House District 47

Ryan Bourriaque (R-Grand Chenier)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 2-4)

Ruben “Ben” Rivera Jr. (R-Maurice)
• 2019 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 2-5)

House District 62

Roy Daryl Adams (I-Jackson)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Dennis Aucoin (R-Clinton)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Jerel Giarrusso (D-Zachary)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Tarries Greenup (D-Clinton)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Richard Clay Howell (D-Jackson)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response

Jonathan Loveall (D-Clinton)
• 2019 Questionnaire: No current response