14 men are vying for one congressional seat. Six of the 14 candidates are currently holding office. We asked them why they’re the best in the race.
Other candidates in the race include: Green Party candidate Eliot Barron, who is a New Orleans real estate agent, Tom Gibbs, no party affiliation, is a Ouachita Parish petroleum land broker and Henry Herford Junior, a Libertarian from Delhi, is a retired teacher and real estate agent.
Republican Vance McAllister is a Monroe businessman; Weldon Russell III is a Democrat and a former state rep and is the only candidate from the Florida parishes. Blake Weatherly is a Republican and an engineer from Calhoun, near Monroe.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/27/13