BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Congressman Anh “Joseph” Cao officially resigned from the race for Attorney General on Monday, Sept. 19.
"After meeting personally with Mr. Buddy Caldwell, who made the assurance that he will fight for the best interests of the people of Louisiana, I am announcing that I am dropping out of the race for Attorney General,” Cao said in a press release. “I would like to thank the citizens of this Great State who continued to have trust in me and encouraged me to serve. Whether as an elected official or a private citizen, I too will continue to serve the people of this state and fight for what is best for our people."
Attorney General Buddy Caldwell will now run unopposed.