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Troy Carter wins the 2nd Congressional District

Updated: Apr. 24, 2021 at 11:24 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Sen. Karen Carter Peterson has conceded the race for the 2nd Congressional District and congratulated Troy Carter for his victory.

“I’m honored by the faith that so many put in me because they believe in the future of this district and what we can accomplish together. I’m wishing Sen. Carter well as he represents Louisiana in Washington, and I will keep fighting every day for our communities, our people, and the change we need.”

In a victory statement, Carter said that he’s ready to unite the people of the district.

“I want to be clear,” Carter said. “I welcome everyone to our tent because the election is over and I represent everyone. You deserve a voice in Washington. And that’s who I will be. The voice of the people - you, my constituents.”

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