Louisiana House District 5

Previous Election Results

1996 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Cooksey Republican 60,853 33.6%
Francis Thompson Democratic 50,144 27.7%
Clyde Holloway Republican 48,226 26.7%
Michael Caire Democratic 9,286 5.1%
Ben Marshall Republican 7,106 3.9%
Tim Robinson Republican 5,268 2.9%
1996 House Non-Partisan Runoff Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Cooksey Republican 135,990 58.3%
Francis Thompson Democratic 97,363 41.7%
2000 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Cooksey Republican 123,975 69.1%
Roger Beall Democratic 42,977 23.9%
Sam Melton Jr. Democratic 7,186 4.0%
Raymond Dumas Independent 5,335 3.0%
2002 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Democratic 52,952 28.7%
Lee Fletcher Republican 45,278 24.5%
Clyde Holloway Republican 42,573 23.1%
Robert Barham Republican 34,533 18.7%
Sam Melton Jr. Democratic 4,595 2.5%
Jack Wright Republican 3,581 1.9%
Vinson Mouser Independent 1,145 0.6%
2002 House Non-Partisan Runoff Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Democratic 86,718 50.3%
Lee Fletcher Republican 85,744 49.7%
2004 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Republican 141,495 59.4%
Zelma Blakes Democratic 58,591 24.6%
Jock Scott Republican 37,971 16.0%
2006 House La. Style Non-Partisan Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Republican 78,211 68.3%
Gloria Hearn Democratic 33,233 29.0%
Brent Sanders Libertarian 1,876 1.6%
John Watts All others 1,262 1.1%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Republican 27,819 89.7%
Andrew Clack Republican 3,203 10.3%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Republican 122,033 78.6%
Tom Gibbs Independent 33,279 21.4%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Republican 14,031 88.9%
Todd Slavant Republican 1,744 11.1%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rodney Alexander Republican 202,536 77.8%
Ron Ceasar No pty aff 37,486 14.4%
Clay Grant Libertarian 20,194 7.8%
2014 House Non-Partisan Runoff Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ralph Abraham Republican 134,616 64.2%
Jamie Mayo Democratic 75,006 35.8%
2014 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jamie Mayo Democratic 67,611 28.2%
Ralph Abraham Republican 55,489 23.2%
Zach Dasher Republican 53,628 22.4%
Vance McAllister Republican 26,606 11.1%
Clyde Holloway Republican 17,877 7.5%
Harris Brown Republican 9,890 4.1%
Ed Tarpley Republican 4,594 1.9%
Charles Saucier Libertarian 2,201 0.9%
Eliot Barron Green 1,655 0.7%

Demographic Data

Population 758,851
Percentage White 62.2%
Percentage Black 35.6%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.4%
Percentage Asian 0.6%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 0.9%
Percentage Other Race 0.3%
 
Percentage Hispanic 2.0%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 60.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 35.5%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.3%
 
Median Household Income $35,421
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 28.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 24.9%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.0%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 58.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 39.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.2%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.2%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 37.6%
Percentage with a College Degree 17.0%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 30.2%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 22.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 11.7%
 
Percentage Married Couples 44.0%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 15.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.1%

Last updated 3:16pm October 26, 2017