La. attorney general, treasurer races headed to runoffs

Published: Oct. 14, 2023 at 10:26 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 15, 2023 at 11:56 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (KPLC) - Results are unofficial from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

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The state’s new attorney general and treasurer will be decided in a runoff election.

Attorney General Jeff Landry and Treasurer John Schroder both ran for the state’s top office, looking to succeed Gov. John Bel Edwards.

The attorney general race will head to a runoff between Lindsey Cheek (D) and Liz Baker Murrill (R).

Cheek is a trial attorney in New Orleans. Originally from Lafayette, Murrill is the solicitor general to AG Jeff Landry’s office.

The treasurer race will go to a runoff between John Fleming (R) and Dustin Granger (D).

Fleming is a former U.S. congressman who served as deputy assistant to former President Trump. Granger is a certified financial planner in Lake Charles.