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Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.)

  • District: 2nd District, New Orleans and most of Baton Rouge
  • Residence: New Orleans
  • Born: September 13, 1973; New Orleans, La.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Engaged to Raquel Greenup; one child
  • Education: Morehouse College, B.A. 1995 (business administration); Tulane U., J.D. 1998
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: La. House, 2000-2011; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2008; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Transportation Security - Ranking Member); Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations)
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State Information: 2nd District, New Orleans and most of Baton Rouge

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Cedric Richmond (D) 158,501 55.2%
Gary Landrieu (D) 71,916 25%
Dwayne Bailey (R) 38,801 13.5%
Josue Larose (R) 11,345 3.9%
Caleb Trotter (LIBERT) 6,791 2.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 73% Mitt Romney: 25%
2008 Barack Obama: 71% John McCain: 27%

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