In the race for Louisiana's newly redrawn 3rd Congressional District, Congressmen Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry advanced past the General Election into a runoff for the seat. Boustany won 45% of the vote (139,123 votes), while Jeff Landry garnered 30% (93,527 votes) - a difference of 45,596 votes between them. Democrat Ron Richard finished with a very respectable 22% of the vote (67,070 votes), while Republican Bryan Barrilleaux got 3% (7,908) and Libertarian Jim Stark had 1% (3,765).

Saturday, December 8, voters will decide who will represent them in the district - Charles Boustany or Jeff Landry. Here's a simple breakdown of how the vote went for each candidate in each voting parish in the November 6 General Election:

Acadia Parish

Charles Boustany  59% (14,892 votes)
Jeff Landry         26% (6,586 votes)

Calcasieu Parish

Charles Boustany  46% (35,100 votes)
Ron Richard          30% (22,412 votes)
Jeff Landry         18% (13,783 votes)

Cameron Parish

Charles Boustany  59% (2,119 votes)
Jeff Landry         28% (999 votes)

Iberia Parish

Jeff Landry         52% (15,719 votes)
Charles Boustany  24%  (7,316 votes)

Jefferson Davis Parish

Charles Boustany  51% (6,515 votes)
Jeff Landry         26% (3,390 votes)

Lafayette Parish

Charles Boustany  51% (48,459 votes)
Jeff Landry         26% (24,252 votes)

St. Landry Parish

Charles Boustany  53% (664 votes)
Jeff Landry         32% (402 votes)

St. Martin Parish

Jeff Landry         47% (11,286 votes)
Charles Boustany  29%  (6,956 votes)

St. Mary Parish

Jeff Landry         47% (10,194 votes)
Ron Richard          29%  (6,136 votes)
Charles Boustany   19% (4,140 votes)

Vermilion Parish

Charles Boustany   56% (12,962 votes)
Jeff Landry          30% (6,916 votes)

 
The turnout in these parishes for the Nov. 6 election ranged from 64.7% in Calcasieu Parish to 70.7% in St. Martin Parish.