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Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.)

  • District: 5th District, Northeast and central -- Monroe, Alexandria
  • Residence: Swartz
  • Born: January 7, 1974; Oak Grove, La.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Kelly Duncan McAllister; five children
  • Education: Northeast Louisiana U., attended 1994-97
  • Military Service: Army 1992-94; La. National Guard 1994-97
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2013 (1st term); Defeated Neil Riser, R, to succeed Rodney Alexander, R, who resigned.
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture; Natural Resources (Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation)

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State Information: 5th District, Northeast and central -- Monroe, Alexandria

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2013 special Vance McAllister (R) 54,450 59.6%
Neil Riser (R) 36,840 40.4%
2012 general Rodney Alexander (R) 202,536 77.8%
Ron Ceasar (NOP) 37,486 14.4%
Clay Grant (LIBERT) 20,194 7.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 38% Mitt Romney: 61%
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 62%

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