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La.'s 5th Congressional District Run-Off Election (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-11-01

Duration: 00:06:53

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 2013 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2013 | Riser, Neil | McAllister, Vance


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Sutherlin, John Interviewee


This segment from the November 1, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on the run-off election for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District between two Republicans, State Senator Neil Riser and businessman Vance McAllister. She interviews Dr. John Sutherlin, a professor of political science at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, who discusses the two candidates, the biggest issues facing the district, and the low voter turnout for the primary. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford