Election 2020

Republicans parroting Trump’s claim that he’ll win with ‘legal votes’

WASHINGTON—Some GOP lawmakers have fallen in line with President Donald Trump’s claim that he will win the election if the “legal votes” are counted. “If...

Letlow, Harris prepare for all-Republican runoff in Louisiana’s 5th congressional district

Republicans Luke Letlow and Lance Harris are trying to distinguish themselves from each other as they head into a runoff election for Louisiana’s 5th...

Biden just shy of votes to clinch presidency as battleground states...

WASHINGTON — Two days after Election Day, the nation waited for vote-counting to finish in several critical states, where the tallying of mail ballots...

Amendment 5 opponents say Louisiana lawmakers should take the amendment’s defeat...

During Tuesday’s statewide election, Louisiana voters rejected Amendment 5, which would have allowed some manufacturers to avoid the property taxes they would otherwise owe...

The fight for the presidency comes down to millions of uncounted...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory early Wednesday morning, but the outcome of a razor-thin presidential contest actually depends on key battleground...

Democrats struggle for U.S. Senate control after failing to knock off...

WASHINGTON — Democrats gained at least one Republican-held seat in the U.S. Senate, but also lost a seat of their own and were unable...

Battered by hurricanes and the pandemic, Lakes Charles headed to polls...

Zoe Glaspie wasn’t able to get up and go just down the road to vote like most people this year. She and her family...

Louisiana’s constitutional amendment results

The following table contains the unofficial election results of seven Louisiana constitutional amendments as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. At that time, all but one...

Letlow and Harris head to runoff for 5th District congressional seat,...

Republicans Luke Letlow and state Rep. Lance Harris advanced to a runoff election for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to...

Bill Cassidy wins re-election to the U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, a Republican from Baton Rouge, won his first-ever bid for re-election Tuesday night, winning more than 50 percent of the...

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