Submitted by Edgar on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 13:44
Vance McAllister, a political newcomer, defeated a well-established candidate in light voting last Saturday to become the new U.S. Congressman from the Fifth Congressional District. McAllister, who largely self-funded his campaign, beat establishment candidate Neil Riser, State Senator of the 32nd Louisiana District, in a special runoff election for the vacant congressional seat.
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