Clay Higgins

Clay Higgins easily secures fourth term in 3rd Congressional District

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins appeared to have secured a fourth term as Acadiana’s representative Tuesday despite a number of Republicans — former Reps. John Breaux, Chris John and Charles Boustany — throwing their support behind political newcomer Holden Hoggatt. At 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, with 546 of 554...

Election results: Clay Higgins wins 3rd Congressional District race in blowout, no runoff

Controversial Congressman Clay Higgins, R-Lafayette, coasted through his third reelection bid Tuesday to win a fourth term representing Southwest Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives. Higgins, whose social media presence has regularly garnered attention since he first won election in 2016, faced a slate of seven challengers, including perhaps the most...

Three Republicans challenge Louisiana GOP Congressman Clay Higgins in November 8 election

Louisiana incumbent Republican Congressmen Mike Johnson of Benton and Democrat Troy Carter of New Orleans qualified for reelection Wednesday, while GOP Congressman Clay Higgins drew three Republican challengers. Johnson, a three-term incumbent representing Shreveport-Bossier City, and Carter, a freshman representing New Orleans and Baton Rouge as the state's only Democrat in Congress, both qualified...