Rep. Cedric Richmond has voted against some important progressive priorities in an extremely safe D+23 Democratic district. In 2012, President Obama won LA-02 with 75.8% of the vote.
A Few Reasons to Primary:
- In 2013, Rep. Richmond voted with House Republicans to expand offshore oil drilling
- In 2013, Rep. Richmond voted for a bank-written bill dismantling important derivates regulations in the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
- In 2013, Rep. Richmond voted to weaken regulation of radioactive coal ash waste
- In 2013, Rep. Richmond voted for the CISPA bill that would have removed important digital privacy protections online