Marshall Jones, Mike Johnson head into runoff for 4th U.S. Congressional District

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Republican State Rep. Mike Johnson and businessman and Democrat Marshall Jones will be headed into a runoff election for the 4th U.S. Congressional District seat formerly held by Rep. John Fleming.

With 750 of 750 precincts reporting, Jones received 27 percent of the vote, while Johnson received 25 percent.
Jones took an early lead after the polls closed, but Johnson held second place throughout the night.

Dr. Trey Baucum got 18 percent of the vote, while Shreveport city council member Oliver Jenkins received 16 percent. Former State Sen. Elbert Guillory got 8 percent, Rick John received 5 percent.

Kenneth Krefft, who dropped out of the race in late October, and Mark Halverson each received 1 percent.
Johnson and Jones will square off in a primary election on Dec. 10.


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