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Republican Joseph Cao is the incumbent.


2008 election cycle

Despite the districts heavy Democratic majority, Republican Ahn Cao defeated William Jefferson's re-election bid as Jefferson was mired in corruption scandals.

2006 election cycle

The scandal surrounding accusations of corruption involving telecom equipment and iGate hgihlighted by the unprecedented FBI raid on Represntative William Jefferson's Capitol Hill office elicited a flurry of last minute filings by Louisiana politicians in the Open Louisiana Primary. The FBI claims it found $90,000 in Jefferson's freezer and the difficulty of explaining so much cold cash makes him a target, even in Louisiana.

He failed to receive a majority of the vote but won by 30% due to fragmented opposition.

2004 election cycle

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This page was last modified 23:24, 22 November 2009 by dKosopedia user Jbet777. Based on work by dKosopedia user(s) Froggy, BartFraden and Allamakee Democrat. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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