LA Primaries, Including the Reelection Bid of Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA02)

The Congressional Primaries were originally scheduled for September 6, but were postponed due to Hurricane Gustav.

The polls closed at 8 pm CDT. The highest profile elections will be in District 2, where a slate of six challenge The Freezer King for the Democratic nomination (and, effectively, the Congressional seat).

There is a contested primary for each party is District 4 (Shreveport), the seat of retiring Republican Jim McCrery.