Here is The Roll Call for the Speaker of the House Vote Today

 Photo source: Louisiana House of Representatives

Photo source: Louisiana House of Representatives

The Louisiana House of Representatives, for the first time in modern history, has denied the Governor his choice for Speaker of the House.  Taylor Barras was elected over the choice of John Bel Edwards, Walt Leger.  The Republicans that joined with the Democrats on the final vote for Leger are as follows:

  • District 12 - Rob Shadoin
  • District 19 - Bubba Chaney
  • District 27 - Chris Hazel
  • District 71 - J. Rogers Pope
  • District 80 - Joseph Lopinto, III
  • District 84 - Patrick Connick
  • District 85 - Bryan J. Adams

The full vote can be found here.


Posted on January 11, 2016 and filed under John Bel Edwards, Louisiana.