Rep. Garret Graves keeps seat in landslide victory

The incumbent representative for Louisiana’s sixth Congressional District, Garret Graves was reelected on Nov. 8.

Graves ran against fellow Republican Brian Belzer and Rufus Craig of the Libertarian Party. Neither candidate took more then fifteen percent of the vote from Graves.

Graves won the election with nearly ninety percent of the vote.

As the sixth Congressional District Representative, Graves represents the majority of Baton Rouge, its suburbs and down to Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes.

Graves is a Baton Rouge native and champions protecting wildlife and waterways and ensuring disaster relief.

Leading up to the election, Graves has spent months visiting with small businesses and finding out their concerns before going to Washington to be their voice.

Graves’ work in congress has produced critical investments for Louisiana’s ports and waterways, created jobs and has positioned Louisiana as a global trade leader, according to his campaign.

Before being elected as representative, he served as the chairman of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

The 50-yr-old representative is the Ranking Member for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation and is the Ranking Member for the new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

Representative Garrett Graves considers himself a family man as a father of three.

He is also a Catholic and husband to his wife Carissa Graves.

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