Louisiana runoff election will be an expensive test for the parties

Democrats and Republicans have spent months preparing for the possibility that the hotly contested Louisiana Senate race would not be decided on Nov. 4 and instead would stretch into December runoff. Now that that possibility is a reality, they get to deploy their plans. The battle to win the Bayou will be a complicated and expansive fight on the airwaves and to turn out voters who just voted, with both sides investing millions in an effort to jazz their bases once again and stave off election-fatigue.

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