Crouere, Jeff
February 2007
Campaigns & Elections (1996);Feb2007, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p14
The article reports that voters in Louisiana's Second Congressional District re-elected U.S. Democratic Representative Bill Jefferson by a large margin, on December 9, 2006. He defeated state Democratic Representative Karen Carter of New Orleans, Louisiana by 57-43%. The turnout was only 16 percent in a race that was watched around the nation. In 2006, Jefferson has been included on the most corrupt list in Congress. He has been criticized for improper use of National Guard resources.


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