Clay Higgins maintains 3rd Congressional seat

KPLC 7News Nightcast - Part I - Nov. 6, 2018

LA (KPLC) - Clay Higgins maintained 3rd Congressional seat in the Nov. 6 election, easily beating six challengers for his seat.

Higgins, a Republican, won a second term with 56 percent of the vote (or 136,871 votes).

His closest challenger was Mimi Methvin, a Democrat, who got 18 percent of the vote (or 43,727 votes).

Results are complete but unofficial from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office. For more local and state results, visit http://www.kplctv.com/politics/election-results/.

In the 4th Congressional District, Republican Mike Johnson won a second term with 64 percent (or 139,307 votes). He defeated Ryan Trundle (DEM), who had 34 percent (or 72,923 votes) and Mark Halverson, who had 2 percent (or 4,612 votes).

U.S. Representative for the 3rd Congressional District:

  • Clay Higgins (REP) had 56 percent (or 136,871 votes).
  • Mimi Methvin (DEM) had 18 percent (or 43,727 votes).
  • Josh Guillory (REP) had 13 percent (or 31,387 votes).
  • Rob Anderson (DEM) had 5 percent (or 13,477 votes).
  • Larry Rader (DEM) had 4 percent (or 9,962 votes).
  • Verone Thomas (DEM) had 3 percent (or 7,814 votes).
  • Aaron Andrus (Libertarian) had 1 percent (or 2,967 votes).

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