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Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.)

  • District: 6th District, Part of Baton Rouge; central bayou
  • Residence: Baton Rouge
  • Born: September 28, 1957; Highland Park, Ill.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Family: Wife, Laura Layden Cassidy; three children
  • Education: Louisiana State U., B.S. 1979 (biochemistry); Louisiana State U., M.D. 1983
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: La. Senate, 2006-08; U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy; Health)
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State Information: 6th District, Part of Baton Rouge; central bayou

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Bill Cassidy (R) 243,553 79.4%
Rufus Craig (LIBERT) 32,185 10.5%
Richard Torregano (NOP) 30,975 10.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 34% Mitt Romney: 65%
2008 Barack Obama: 32% John McCain: 66%

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