District Profile: Republicans Try To Stand Out In Louisiana's 3rd

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Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., during a hearing at the House Ways and Means Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington on May 17, 2013. (Charles Dharapak/AP)

In Louisiana’s 3rd congressional district, 12 candidates will vie for the seat that is being left vacant by Republican incumbent Rep. Charles Boustany.

The seat is expected to stay red, and the Republicans vying for that spot are trying to distinguish themselves.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Sue Lincoln of WRKF about the state’s unique November primary to fill the seat.


Sue Lincoln, news director at WRKF in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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