2018 Fall Senate Elections

Special Election: Nov. 6 (Results Below)
Runoff Election Not Needed

A special election was held Nov. 6 to fill the District 26 seat in the Louisiana Senate.

Three people qualified to run for the District 26 seat, which is currently held by Jonathan Perry, who ran unopposed for Third Circuit Court of Appeal.

Bob Hensgens, a Gueydan Republican who previously represented District 47 in the Louisiana House, won with 60 percent of the vote (22,361).

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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 2018 Louisiana Right to Life Questionnaire.

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Senate District 26

Jerry Gaspard (R-Abbeville)
• 2018 Questionnaire: No current response

“Bob” Hensgens (R-Gueydan)
• 2018 Questionnaire: No current response
100% pro-life voting record as District 47 representative in the La. House since 2011

Jean Menard (D-Church Point)
• 2018 Questionnaire: No current response