SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Louisiana Republican Party is endorsing Republican State Senator Ryan Gatti’s challenger in the October 12 election.
Gatti is being challenged by Republican Robert Mills. Democrat Mattie Preston is also running in the race.
All three are running for the District 36 State Senate seat. Mills was also endorsed by Bossier Parish Republican Executive Committee.
Two weeks ago, a number of top Republican leaders in the state, including U.S. Senator John Kennedy, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, and U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson, all announced they were endorsing Mills over Gatti.