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New Poll Shows John Kennedy Continues to Lead by Double Digits

Confirms results of every other poll this year.

Baton Rouge, LA - A new independent poll released today confirms that John Kennedy continues to dominate the U.S. Senate race. The poll shows Kennedy leading with 27% followed by Democrat Foster Campbell with 16%. Remington Research Group conducted the poll on behalf of The Hayride. You can read more on the poll here.


  • John Kennedy: 27%
  • Foster Campbell: 16%
  • Charles Boustany: 13%
  • Caroline Fayard: 12%
  • John Fleming: 6%
  • David Duke: 6%
  • Rob Maness: 4%
  • Abhay Patel: 0%
  • Troy Hebert: 0%
  • Undecided: 15%

**Survey conducted August 29 - 30, 2016 by the Remington Research Group of
1,017 likely voters with a margin of error of +/-3.2%.

“With only 10 weeks left in the campaign, we aren’t letting up until Election Day,” said Kennedy. “We will continue traveling the state, listening to voters, and talking about our vision of bringing a little Louisiana common sense to Washington, D.C.”
This poll comes on the heels of 32 elected officials in St. Tammany endorsing Kennedy this week. These elected officials are the latest in a long list of Louisiana leaders joining the campaign including former Governors Mike Foster and Buddy Roemer.

Kennedy Endorsed by Grant Parish Republican Party

The Grant Republican Parish Executive Committee announced the endorsement of John Kennedy for U.S. Senate on Tuesday. 
“I'm honored to receive the endorsement and support of the Grant Parish Republican Party," said Kennedy. "It's time to take our country back and bring some Louisiana common sense to Washington, D.C."  
“We need a bold leader to take a stand for Louisiana taxpayers in Washington, D.C., and John Kennedy is that man," said Grant Republican PEC Chairman Trevor Fry. "We hope that Republicans across Louisiana follow our lead and unite behind John Kennedy as our next United States Senator."
Grant Parish is the latest in a long list of elected officials to support Kennedy, including former Governors Mike Foster and Buddy Roemer. Kennedy continues to enjoy a sizable lead in the race for U.S. Senate, dominating the last six polls.

St. Tammany Parish Elected Officials Unite to Endorse John Kennedy for U.S. Senate

Covington, LA—Today, John Kennedy stood with St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister to announce the endorsements of 32 St. Tammany elected officials in support of his campaign for the U.S. Senate.

The extensive list includes mayors, legislators, parish council members, city council members, school board members, and the former chair of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

“We need someone in Washington, D.C. who isn’t afraid to take on the big fights,” said Brister. “We’ve worked together for years fighting to protect the interests of taxpayers, and I’m excited to know our next U.S. Senator will be from right here in St. Tammany. He is the obvious choice for our parish and me.”

Brister is the President of St. Tammany Parish, a former Ambassador under President George W. Bush, and the first woman to serve as chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party.

“I’m honored to have Pat’s support because she puts her constituents first by working to promote economic growth and grow business and industry in St. Tammany Parish,” said Kennedy. “The St. Tammany elected officials standing with us today understand the importance of fighting to bring fiscal sanity to the U.S. Senate. I’m proud to call St. Tammany home and will work to make the people of Louisiana proud.”

Elected officials endorsing Kennedy today included:

  • Parish President Pat Brister
  • State Senator Jack Donahue
  • Former chair of the U.S. Chamber Maura Donahue
  • Former Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Lane Carson
  • State Representative Reid Falconer
  • State Representative Paul Hollis
  • State Representative J. Kevin Pearson
  • State Representative John Schroder
  • Former State Representative Tim Burns
  • Abita Springs Mayor Greg Lemons
  • Covington Mayor Mike Cooper
  • Folsom Mayor Bettye Boggs
  • Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere
  • Parish Council Member S. Michele Blanchard
  • Parish Council Member Marty Dean
  • Parish Council Member Jacob Groby, III
  • Parish Council Member Mike Lorino
  • Parish Council Member Steve Stefancik
  • Parish Council Member Richard Tanner
  • Covington City Council Member Larry Rolling
  • Madisonville City Council Member Brad Haddox
  • Mandeville City Council Member David Ellis
  • Abita Springs Alderman Ryan Murphy
  • Pearl River Alderman David McGregor
  • School Board Member Ron Bettencourtt
  • School Board Member Sharon Drucker
  • School Board Member Beth Heintz
  • School Board Member Rickey Hursey, Jr.
  • School Board Member Robert Womack
  • Republican Executive Committee Member James Hartman
  • Republican State Central Committee Member Eric Camp
  • Republican State Central Committee Member Jacki Schneider

In addition to announcing the endorsements, today was also the grand opening of the Kennedy campaign Northshore headquarters. It will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. People are welcome to stop by 321 N. Vermont Street in Covington to pick up yard signs and other campaign materials.

These elected officials are the latest in a long list of Louisiana leaders joining the campaign including former Governors Mike Foster and Buddy Roemer. Kennedy also continues to lead in all polling of the race.

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