US Election 2020 Louisiana profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
Louisiana, a southeastern US state on the Gulf of Mexico, is a melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures
Year of entry into union: 1812
Capital: Baton Rouge
Total electors: Eight.
In 2016, all eight electors pledged to vote for Donald Trump for president and Mike Pence for vice-president.
How Louisiana votes: Red. Like Kentucky, Louisiana has voted Republican in the last five presidential elections.
Demographic breakdown: 65.39 percent White and 32.94 percent African-American
Fun fact: Hurricane Katrina played a key role in shifting Louisiana’s political leaning. The natural disaster heavily affected the state, and strongly Democratic New Orleans lost and displaced a significant fraction of its population. This reduced the Democrats’ overall support base in Louisiana and eventually pushed it in the favour of the Republicans.
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