Former congressional staffer Luke Letlow, capitalizing on his time running 5th District Congressman Ralph Abraham’s (R-Alto) office, easily won the double-Republican runoff election on Saturday. Mr. Letlow defeated state Rep. Lance Harris (R-Alexandria), 62-38%, which was similar to the ratio that he recorded in the original blanket primary election held November 3rd.
The LA-5 result now means that the only uncalled House race lies in New York, where 22nd District freshman incumbent Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) trails former Rep. Claudia Tenney (R) by 12 votes with 809 ballots being disputed. The IA-2 race has been state certified for state Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Ottumwa) as a six-vote win, but Democrat Rita Hart has taken the result to the House Administration Committee for their review.
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