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Louisiana

8 electoral votes

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Trump (R) has won. An estimated 100 percent of votes have been counted.

Illustration of Joe Biden
Biden
39.9%
856,034
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Trump
58.5%
1,255,776
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U.S. Senate

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R) is projected to defeat Adrian Perkins (D) and leads by 834,859 votes.

VotesPct.
CassidyGOP
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1,228,908
59.3%
PerkinsDEM394,049
19.0

Louisiana has six U.S. House races. Jump to results

How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 3 months.

100%

Polls closed

Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Nov 27, 2020 at 11:51 p.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Donald Trump (R) won Louisiana by a margin of 19.6 points, adding eight electoral college votes to his total.

New Orleans

Baton Rouge

Shreveport

Lafayette

Monroe

Alexandria

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
1,255,77658.5%
Joe Biden Biden DEM
856,03439.9
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
21,6451.0
Kanye West West IND
4,8970.2
Brian Carroll Carroll ASP
2,4970.1
Jade Simmons Simmons IND
1,6260.1
President Boddie Boddie CUP
1,1250.1
Gloria La Riva La Riva PSL
9870.0
Don Blankenship Blankenship CST
8600.0
Brock Pierce Pierce IND
7490.0
Tom Hoefling Hoefling LLC
6680.0
Bill Hammons Hammons UTY
6620.0
Alyson Kennedy Kennedy SWP
5360.0
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. Senate results

In the Louisiana U.S. Senate race, the incumbent Bill Cassidy (R) is running against six opponents. Derrick Edwards (D), Drew Knight (D), Dustin Murphy (R), Adrian Perkins (D), Antoine Pierce (D) and Peter Wenstrup (D) are also vying for the seat. Cassidy has represented Louisiana in the Senate since 2015. The state's other Senate seat is held by John Kennedy (R).

New Orleans

Baton Rouge

Shreveport

Lafayette

Monroe

Alexandria

LEAD/WON

Cassidy

Other

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Bill Cassidy *Cassidy *GOP
1,228,90859.3%
Adrian Perkins Perkins DEM
394,04919.0
Derrick Edwards Edwards DEM
229,81411.1
Antoine Pierce Pierce DEM
55,7102.7
Dustin Murphy Murphy GOP
38,3831.9
Drew Knight Knight DEM
36,9621.8
Beryl Billiot Billiot NPA
17,3620.8
John Paul Bourgeois Bourgeois NPA
16,5180.8
Peter Wenstrup Wenstrup DEM
14,4540.7
Aaron Sigler Sigler LIB
11,3210.5
Vinny Mendoza Mendoza IND
7,8110.4
Melinda Price Price ASP
7,6800.4
Jamar Montgomery Montgomery NPA
5,8040.3
Reno Daret Daret NPA
3,9540.2
Xan John John IND
2,8130.1
An estimated 96% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

New Orleans

Baton Rouge

Shreveport

Lafayette

Monroe

Alexandria

LEAD/WON

Democrat

Republican

Seat

Current leader

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Amendment 1

Ban abortion

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
1,274,16762.1%
No No
779,00537.9
An estimated 95% of votes have been counted.

Amendment 2

Include oil and gas value in property tax assesments

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
1,158,76658.3%
No No
827,51641.7
1,986,282 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Amendment 3

Allow more uses for rainy day fund

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
1,097,19655.3%
No No
885,30444.7
1,982,500 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Amendment 4

Allow legislature to change spending limit formulas

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
856,55944.2%
No No
1,079,61855.8
1,936,177 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Amendment 5

Allow property tax exemptions for certain groups

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
727,37237.3%
No No
1,221,25462.7
1,948,626 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Amendment 6

Allow property tax exemptions for certain groups

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
1,225,68262.2%
No No
746,02137.8
1,971,703 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Amendment 7

Create an unclaimed property fund

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
1,267,41464.3%
No No
702,93035.7
1,970,344 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.