McCain, Kennedy carry St. Charles Parish
In the U. S. Senate race, Republican John Kennedy narrowly led in St. Charles over his Democratic opponent, the incumbent Mary Landrieu, 12,095 to 11,783. Incumbent Landrieu won the election in a close statewide vote.
Steve Scalise led Jim Harlan in St. Charles Parish for District 1 congressman 3,906 to 1,865. Scalise won districtwide.
In the race for District 1 public service commission member, Eric Skrmett led John F. Schwegmann 4,580 to 2,962 in St. Charles. Skrmett won districtwide.
How St. Charles Parish voted
(winners in bold)
President, Vice President
John McCain, Sarah Palin - 64.81 percent
Barack Obama, Joe Biden - 33.55 percent
Mary Landrieu - 48.29 percent
John Kennedy - 49.56 percent
U.S. Representative, 1st Congressional District
Steve Scalise - 67.68 percent
Jim Harlan - 32.32 percent
Votes by District for President
1- 1,653 for Obama, 1,235 for McCain
2- 708 for Obama, 2,314 for McCain
3- 573 for Obama, 2,626 for McCain
4- 647 for Obama, 1,819 for McCain
5- 1,336 for Obama, 1,513 for McCain
6- 847 for Obama, 2,047 for McCain
7- 804 for Obama, 2,202 for McCain
Votes by District for Senator
1- 1,863 for Landrieu, 870 for Kennedy
2- 1,166 for Landrieu, 1,678 for Kennedy
3- 1,047 for Landrieu, 2,089 for Kennedy
4- 1,104 for Landrieu, 1,225 for Kennedy
5- 1,630 for Landrieu, 1,071 for Kennedy
6- 1,288 for Landrieu, 1,483 for Kennedy
7- 1,176 for Landrieu, 1,656 for Kennedy
Votes by District for U.S. Representative
1- 436 for Scalise, 279 for Harlan
3- 2,191 for Scalise, 773 for Harlan
5- 322 for Scalise, 171 for Harlan
6- 120 for Scalise, 68 for Harlan
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