Six looking to take Congressman Alexander's seat - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Six looking to take Congressman Alexander's seat


BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5 ) -So far, six people have qualified to fill the unexpired term of Fifth District Congressman Rodney Alexander.

Henry Herford Jr. of Delhi

Representative Marcus Hunter of Monroe

Representative Robert Johnson of Marksville

Monroe Mayor James Mayo

State Senator Neil Riser of Columbia

Phillip Weatherly of Calhoun

Alexander announced two weeks ago he would not seek re-election.  The next day he was hired by Governor Bobby Jindal as his Veterans Affairs Secretary triggering the special election. 

Alexander's term is set to expire in January of 2015.  

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