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Louisiana State Senator has residency lawsuit dismissed

A Baton Rouge judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's residency in court. (Diana Samuels, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

A Baton Rouge judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu’s residency in court. (Diana Samuels, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu‘s Louisiana residency lawsuit was dismissed today by a Baton Rouge state court judge. ¬†State Rep. Paul Hollis, R-Covington filed the lawsuit stating that Landrieu lived in Washington D.C. and not Louisiana.

Judge Wilson Fields cited the U.S. Constitution stating residency only matters the day of the election.

Will this law also apply to elected officials, currently embattled in L.A. County cases, regarding their residency?

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