2017 Spring House Elections


On March 25, elections were held for three vacant Louisiana House of Representative seats in Districts 8, 42, and 92.


District 8: Runoff set between Republicans Raymond Crews and Robbie Gatti.

A runoff election is April 29. Early voting is April 15-22 (except Sunday and holidays) from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

District 42: Republican John Stefanski elected

District 92: Republican Joe Stagni elected

The District 8 seat was previously held by Republican Mike Johnson of Bossier City, who was recently elected to a U.S. House seat. District 42 was previously held by Democrat Jack Montoucet of Crowley, who is now the Secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The District 92 seat was previously held by Republican Tom Wilmott of Kenner, who is now a member of the Kenner City Council.

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We post questionnaire responses as we receive them. Below are the candidate comparisons. If you know candidates running for these seats, please ask them to quickly complete the questionnaire and return to us. If you meet or speak to a candidate, ask them how they answered the 2017 Louisiana Right to Life Questionnaire.

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House District 8

Raymond Crews (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire: 100%Pro-Life (Submitted 2-15)

Robert Hal "Robbie" Gatti Jr. (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire:100% Pro-Life (Submitted 2-2)

Patrick J. Harrington (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire:100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-18)

Michael "Duke" Lowrie (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-18)

House District 42

John Stefanski (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire:100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-31)

Jeremy "Jay" Suire (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire:100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-31)

House District 92

Gisela Chevalier (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire:100% Pro-Life (Submitted 1-26)

Lee Ann Dugas (D)
• 2017 Questionnaire: No Current Response

"Joe" Stagni (R)
• 2017 Questionnaire: 100% Pro-Life (Submitted 2-15)

"Chuck" Toney (D)
• 2017 Questionnaire: No Current Response