The Guardian reports:
The Republican Julia Letlow easily won a Saturday special election for a north-east Louisiana-based US House seat her husband, Luke, won before his death from complications related to Covid-19. Julia Letlow becomes the third woman ever elected to the US House from Louisiana, the first Republican woman elected to Congress from the state and the only woman among its current congressional delegation. She trounced 11 contenders.
Read the full article. You may recall that Luke Letlow had argued against face masks and lockdowns. He died December 29th, five days before his swearing-in. Julia Letlow has vowed to defend America’s “Christian heritage.”
Republican Julia Letlow takes Louisiana seat husband won before dying of Covid https://t.co/qjs1c0DWF8
— Guardian US (@GuardianUS) March 21, 2021