Louisiana is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and six representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Scroll down for a map of the districts.


Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.

Senior Senator
David Vitter
Took Office: Jan 4, 2005
Next Election: 2016
Party: Republican
Junior Senator
Bill Cassidy
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Next Election: 2020
Party: Republican


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 6 in Louisiana — each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

1st District
Steve Scalise
Took Office: May 7, 2008
Party: Republican
Plaquemines Parish, St. Bernard Parish, ...
2nd District
Cedric Richmond
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Party: Democrat
St. James Parish, Lake Catherine, ...
3rd District
Charles Boustany Jr.
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Party: Republican
Cameron Parish, Vermilion Parish, St. ...
4th District
John Fleming
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Party: Republican
Vernon Parish, Natchitoches Parish, Beauregard ...
5th District
Ralph Abraham
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Party: Republican
Rapides Parish, Winn Parish, Avoyelles ...
6th District
Garret Graves
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Party: Republican
Livingston Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish ...