Wednesday, 05 March 2014 08:13
Who leads in Louisiana Senate, Congress campaign cash race?
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capitol-dcA U.S. Senate seat and all U.S. House  members are up for re-election in 2014.
Here is a look at those races pertaining to our area and a recap of how much money the incumbents have.


U.S. Senate
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu  is seeking a fourth six-year term.  As of December 31, she had $6.4 million cash on hand.
She has three Republican opponents:
U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy had $4.2 million on hand.
Rob Maness had $131,888 on hand.
State Rep. Paul Hollis had $224,040 on hand.
U.S. House – 4th District
Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. John Fleming is seeking a fourth two-year term. As of December 31, he had $698,562 cash on hand. He still has debts of $158,735.  So far, he has no announced opposition.
Other Congressmen
Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, 1st District, had $767,260 cash on hand.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, 2nd District, had $378,477 cash on hand.
Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, 3rd District, had $517,521 cash on hand.
Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, 5th District, had $53,237 cash on hand. He still  has debts of $583,235.

Lou Gehrig Burnett

Lou Gehrig Burnett is the publisher of Fax-Net, a North-Louisiana newsletter.

Website: www.faxnetupdate.com/
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