Covering the northeastern part of the state from the Arkansas border to just north of Lafayette, Alexander should have no trouble winning a sixth term here in 2012. He won with 79 percent of the vote in 2010.
Incumbent: Bill Cassidy (R)
2nd term (66 percent)
Rating: Safe Republican
The new sixth district encircles Baton Rouge, includes the Republican suburbs of the city and snakes down to the outskirts of Houma. It’s a majority-white district that Cassidy should easily carry in a re-election effort. “Nobody can beat him,” Pinsonat said.comments powered by Disqus