Sunday, October 21, 2007
Louisiana Has a New Governor
As of January 2008, Piyush Jindal is the new Republican Governor of Louisiana. Jindal is the first non-white governor of Louisiana since Reconstruction. Jindal currently represents the Louisiana's 1st congressional district in the US House of Representatives. He won that office with 88% of the vote. He won the governorship with 53% of the vote.
Rep. Jindal has been a conservative Republican who votes primarily with Pres. Bush. He has missed over 20% of the votes this session.