Republican Boustany wins Louisiana U.S. House runoff

(Reuters) – U.S. Representative Charles Boustany defeated fellow Republican Representative Jeff Landry on Saturday in a runoff for a U.S. congressional seat in Louisiana. Boustany won a fifth term, capturing 61 percent of the vote in the southwest Louisiana district, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s office. Landry lost his seat after only one term. “Thank you! We couldn’t have done it without you!” read a note on Boustany’s campaign website late on Saturday. …

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