- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The sign-up period for the Nov. 8 election runs through Friday. After the presidential race, the top of the ballot will include a U.S. Senate race and all six U.S. House races. The candidates who have qualified so far are:

U.S. SENATE:

Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette; Foster Campbell, D-Elm Grove; Joseph Cao, R-New Orleans; Thomas Clements, Libertarian-Lafayette; Derrick Edwards, D-Harvey; Caroline Fayard; D-New Orleans; John Fleming, R-Minden; Le Roy “Rev” Gillam, Libertarian-Washington; Troy Hebert, no party-Jeanerette; John Kennedy, R-Madisonville; Gary Landrieu, D-New Orleans; Kaitlin Marone, no party-New Orleans; MV “Vinny” Mendoza, D-Ponchatoula; Abhay Patel, R-New Orleans; and Arden “Dixiecrat” Wells, no party-Ponchatoula.

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U.S. HOUSE, 1st DISTRICT:

Howard Kearney, Libertarian-Mandeville; Steve Scalise (incumbent), R-Jefferson; and Joseph “Joe” Swider, D-New Orleans.

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U.S. HOUSE, 2nd DISTRICT:

Melvin “Kip” Holden, D-Baton Rouge; and Cedric Richmond (incumbent), D-New Orleans.

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U.S. HOUSE, 3rd DISTRICT:

Scott Angelle, R-Breaux Bridge; Bryan Barrilleaux, R-Lake Charles; Greg Ellison, R-Lafayette; Brett Geymann, R-Lake Charles; Jacob “Dorian Phibian” Hebert, D-Lafayette; Guy McLendon, Libertarian-Sulphur; Larry Rader, D-New Iberia; Gus Rantz, R-Lafayette; Grover Joseph Rees, R-Lafayette; and Kenny Scelfo Sr., no party-Franklin.

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U.S. HOUSE, 4th DISTRICT:

Ralph “Trey” Baucum, R-Shreveport; Mark David Halverson, no party-Bossier City; Oliver Jenkins, R-Shreveport; Rick John, R-Shreveport; Marshall Jones, D-Shreveport; and Kenneth Krefft, no party-Shreveport.

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U.S. HOUSE, 5th DISTRICT:

Ralph Abraham (incumbent), R-Alto.

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U.S. HOUSE, 6th DISTRICT:

Garret Graves (incumbent), R-Baton Rouge; and Richard Lieberman, D-LaPlace.

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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, 3rd DISTRICT:

Lambert Boissiere III (incumbent), D-New Orleans.

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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, 4th DISTRICT:

Reldon Owens, R-Alexandria; Patrick Richmond, R-Glenmora; and Mary Werner, D-Lake Charles.

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Source: Louisiana Secretary of State: www.geauxvote.com

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