Oh I Wish I Was in Dixie: A Different North America

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    Hello, I've finally decided to make a thread dedicated to my independent Dixie timeline.

    For the backstory: After the French-and-Indian War, Great Britain takes possession of France's territories west of the Mississippi (which are much more populated than in OTL) instead of Spain. GBR then reorganizes the entirety of their North American colonies into North and South with the Ohio River and the Maxon-Dixon being the main demarcation lines.

    The American Revolution happens but is put down eventually as the North and the South are reluctant to join forces. The French Revolution still takes place and Napoleon still comes to power. During the Napoleonic Wars, the stress put on the colonies by the British causes the rebellion to start anew (largely spurned on the the sizable French minorities in both the North and the South), but it is put down in the North. In the South however the rebels have much more success and are eventually able to win their independence under General Andrew Jackson.

    Now the South is an independent presidential republic while the North (which includes most of modern day Canada) forms the Commonwealth of America.

    I will mostly be posting maps, wikiboxes and pages, and graphics that I make for this timeline. I would greatly appreciate suggestions and contributions if people wish to make them.

    I've linked all the previous posts I've made for this TL that I haven't altered since.

    Previous Posts:
    Dixie Map
    French Population of Dixie
    Dick Gephardt
    1937 Dixie House Elections
    2018 Unionist Party Primaries
    Dixie Supreme Court
    Mitch Landrieu's Cabinet
    Commonwealth of America Map
    2014 COA Election
    2001, 2004, 2009 COA Elections
    2009 Texas Presidential Election
    2018 Texas Presidential Election
     
    2018 Dixie Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections
  • 2018 Dixie Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections.

    The 2018 presidential election saw Unionist candidate, Louisiana governor Mitch Landrieu defeating National candidate, Florida Senator Marco Rubio in a larger than expected margin. This would be the 14th consecutive presidential election won by the Unionist Party and the election of the first Francophone president. However, the vice-presidential election was much less good for the Unionists with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine unexpectedly losing to South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. Haley would be the first National Vice-President elected since Howard Baker in 1982. Kaine would later be appointed Secretary of State by now-president Landrieu.

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    2018 Dixie Congressional Elections
  • 2018 Dixie Congressional Elections

    In the 2018 Congressional Elections, the Unionists managed to gain back the absolute majorities they held prior to the 2015 midterms and ending the coalitions they formed with the Social Democratic Party in the House and the Parti La Louisiane in the Senate.

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    Members of the 2018 House of Delegates
  • Members of the 2018 House of Delegates

    House of Delegates by Party
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    Delegate Districts Numbered
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    District Name Party

    Alabama
    1 Lynn Greer (N)
    2 Tim Melson (N)
    3 Parker Griffith (U)
    4 Terri Collins (N)
    5 Steve Livingston (N)
    6 Becky Nordgren (N)
    7 Garlan Gudger Jr. (U)
    8 Kip Tyner (U)
    9 Shay Shellnut (N)
    10 Terri Sewell (U)
    11 Priscilla Dunn (SDP)
    12 Dan Roberts (N)
    13 Gary Palmer (N)
    14 Bobby Singleton (U)
    15 Bobby Bright (U)
    16 Mike Jones (N)
    17 Donnie Chesteen (N)
    18 David Burkette (U)
    19 Mallory Hagan (U)
    20 Steve Segrest (U)
    21 Barbara Boyd (U)

    Arkansas
    1 Steve Womack (N)
    2 Lance Eads (N)
    3 Charlene Fite (N)
    4 Matthew Pitsch (N)
    5 Larry Teague (U)
    6 Mike Ross (U)
    7 Eddie Cheatham (U)
    8 Phil Reynolds (U)
    9 Joyce Elliot (U)
    10 Bruce Westerman (N)
    11 French Hill (N)
    12 Missy Irvin (N)
    13 Jason Rapert (N)
    14 Reginald Murdock (U)
    15 Chad Causey (U)

    Florida
    1 Bill Montford (U)
    2 Allen Boyd (U)
    3 Sam St. John (U)
    4 Cord Byrd (N)
    5 Audrey Gibson (U)
    6 Wyman Duggan (N)
    7 Clay Yarborough (N)
    8 Aaron Bean (N)
    9 Travis Cummings (N)
    10 Yvonne Hinson (U)
    11 Clovis Watson (U)
    12 Karen Thurman (U)
    13 Stan McClain (N)
    14 Cyndi Stevenson (N)
    15 Ron DeSantis (N)
    16 David Santiago (N)
    17 Eunice Garbutt (U)
    18 Kristen Carlson (U)
    19 Angie Craig (U)
    20 David Simmons (N)
    21 Stephanie Murphy (U)
    22 Rene Plasencia (N)
    23 Val Demings (SDP)
    24 Darren Soto (SDP)
    25 Ben Albritton (N)
    26 Colleen Burton (N)
    27 Gus Bilirakis (N)
    28 Jeff Brandes (N)
    29 Jennifer Webb (U)
    30 Jackie Toledo (N)
    31 Kathy Castor (U)
    32 Susan Valdes (U)
    33 Adam Hattersley (U)
    34 Ross Spano (N)
    35 Vern Buchanan (N)
    36 Bill Posey (N)
    37 Alan West (N)
    38 Lizbeth Benacquisto (N)
    39 Curtis Curbello (N)
    40 Maria Salazar (N)
    41 Anitere Flores (N)
    42 Manny Diaz (N)
    43 Frederica Wilson (U)
    44 Ana Maria Roderiguez (N)
    45 Lauren Book (U)
    46 Alcee Hastings (U)
    47 Emily Slosberg (U)
    48 Lori Berman (U)

    Georgia
    1 Jeff Mullis (N)
    2 Steve Gooch (N)
    3 John Wilkinson (N)
    4 Tom Graves (N)
    5 William Collins (U)
    6 Doug Collins (N)
    7 Mandi Ballinger (N)
    8 Sheri Gilligan (N)
    9 Brandon Beach (N)
    10 John Albers (N)
    11 Kay Kirkpatrick (N)
    12 Jennifer Jordan (U)
    13 David Scott (U)
    14 Elena Parent (SDP)
    15 Nikema Williams (SDP)
    16 Donzella James (U)
    17 Bee Nguyen (SDP)
    18 Sally Harrell (U)
    19 Rob Woodall (N)
    20 P. K. Martin (N)
    21 Gloria Butler (U)
    22 Emmanuel Jones (SDP)
    23 Hank Johnson (SDP)
    24 Greg Dolezal (N)
    25 Mike Glanton (SDP)
    26 El-Mahdi Holly (SDP)
    27 William Boddie (U)
    28 Kimberley Alexander (U)
    29 Chuck Enderlin (U)
    30 Dee Clemmons (U)
    31 Ed Harbison (U)
    32 Robert Tramell (U)
    33 Sanford Bishop (U)
    34 Carlton Powell (U)
    35 Jim Marshall (U)
    36 Terry Deese (U)
    37 Dina Titus (U)
    38 Ellis Black (N)
    39 William Ligon (N)
    40 Chris Steverson (U)
    41 Bobby Saxon (U)
    42 John Barrow (U)
    43 Pam Dickerson (U)
    44 Lee Anderson (N)
    45 Gary Hutchins (U)
    46 Harrold Jones (U)
    47 Mike Kyle (U)
    48 Lisa Ring (U)
    49 Sandra Workman (U)

    Kentucky
    1 Kelly Whitaker (U)
    2 Joey Pendleton (U)
    3 Dorsey Ridley (U)
    4 Mike Reynolds (U)
    5 James Comer (N)
    6 Dennis Parrett (U)
    7 Perry Clark (U)
    8 Joni Jenkins (U)
    9 John Yarmuth (U)
    10 Kevin Bratcher (N)
    11 Rick Rand (U)
    12 Howard Niemeier (U)
    13 Christian McDaniel (N)
    14 Hal Rogers (N)
    15 Albert Robinson (N)
    16 Kim King (N)
    17 Julian Carroll (U)
    18 Andy Barr (N)
    19 Jared Carpenter (N)
    20 Greg Stumbo (U)
    21 Rocky Adkins (U)
    22 George Clooney (U)

    Louisiana
    1 Gregory Tarver (U)
    2 Gerald Long (U)
    3 Gary Sexton (U)
    4 James Fannin (U)
    5 Francis Thompson (U)
    6 Jay Luneau (PLL)
    7 Dorothy Hill (U)
    8 A. B. Fontenot* (PLL)
    9 Terry Landry (PLL)
    10 Gerald Boudreaux (PLL)
    11 Edward Theriot* (PLL)
    12 Jerry Guidry* (PLL)
    13 Gary LeBlanc* (PLL)
    14 Gregory Miller (N)
    15 Steve Scalise (N)
    16 Cedric Richmond (U)
    17 Christopher Leopold (N)
    18 Jean-Paul Morrell (U)

    Mississippi
    1 Doug Davis (N)
    2 J. P. Wilemon (U)
    3 Willie Lee Simmons (U)
    4 Oscar Denton (U)
    5 Hob Bryan (U)
    6 Michael Evans (U)
    7 Tammie Witherspoon (U)
    8 Randy Johnson (U)
    9 Michael Guest (N)
    10 Tom Blanton (U)
    11 Alyce Clarke (SDP)
    12 Barbara Blackmon (U)

    Missouri
    1 Lacy Clay (SDP)
    2 Karla Guillory* (PLL)
    3 Paula Benoit* (PLL)
    4 Alan Green (U)
    5 Brian Trahan* (PLL)
    6 Ann Wagner (N)
    7 Scott Hebert* (PLL)
    8 Paul Pineau* (PLL)
    9 Terry Stevens (U)
    10 Zach Jacobsen (U)
    11 Ryan Dillon (U)
    12 Darrin Brawley (U)
    13 Cindi Mullins (U)
    14 Karla Eslinger (N)
    15 Billy Long (N)
    16 John Black (N)
    17 William White (N)
    18 Danny Long (U)
    19 Kerrick Alumbaugh (U)
    20 Emmanuel Cleaver (U)
    21 Jared Huffman (SDP)
    22 Mike Cirpiot (N)

    North Carolina
    1 Jim Davis (N)
    2 Brian Turner (U)
    3 Heath Shuler (U)
    4 Tim Moore (N)
    5 Ralph Hise (N)
    6 Deanna Ballard (N)
    7 Patrick McHenry (N)
    8 Jason Saine (N)
    9 Rena Turner (N)
    10 Scott Stone (N)
    11 Christy Clark (SDP)
    12 Alma Adams (SDP)
    13 Carla Cunningham (U)
    14 Dan Bishop (N)
    15 Ken Goodman (U)
    16 Vickie Sawyer (N)
    17 Paul Newton (N)
    18 Tommy Davis (U)
    19 Virginia Foxx (N)
    20 Paul Lowe (U)
    21 Philip Berger (N)
    22 Michael Garrett (U)
    23 Pricey Harrison (U)
    24 Lois Bohnsack (U)
    25 Larry Kissell (U)
    26 Charles Graham (U)
    27 William Richardson (U)
    28 Kirk deViere (U)
    29 Mike McIntyre (U)
    30 Deb Butler (U)
    31 Blake Wallace (U)
    32 Graig Meyer (U)
    33 David Price (U)
    34 Mike Woodard (U)
    35 Maryann Black (SDP)
    36 Bob Etheridge (U)
    37 Brad Miller (U)
    38 Gale Adcock (U)
    39 Jay Chaudhuri (U)
    40 Darren Jackson (U)
    41 Jenifer Bubenik (U)
    42 Raymond Smith (U)
    43 Rodney Alexander (N)
    44 Keith Kidwell (N)
    45 Tony Smith (U)
    46 Erica Smith (U)
    47 G. K. Butterfield (U)
    48 Tommy Wooten (U)

    South Carolina
    1 Thomas Alexander (N)
    2 Kevin Bryant (N)
    3 Dwight Loftis (N)
    4 Bob Inglis (N)
    5 Trey Gowdy (N)
    6 Rita Allison (N)
    7 John McCravey (N)
    8 Ronald Young (N)
    9 Joe Wilson (N)
    10 Wendell Gilliard (SDP)
    11 John Spratt (U)
    12 Mike Fanning (U)
    13 Jim Clyburn (U)
    14 Gilda Cobb-Hunter (U)
    15 Kevin Johnson (U)
    16 Vincent Sheheen (U)
    17 Jackie Hayes (U)
    18 Tom Rice (N)
    19 Joe Cunningham (U)
    20 Ronnie Sabb (U)
    21 Robert Brown (U)
    22 Leon Stavrinakis (U)
    23 Shannon Erikson (N)

    Tennessee
    1 Harold Ford Jr. (U)
    2 Steve Cohen (SDP)
    3 Barbara Cooper (SDP)
    4 David Kustoff (N)
    5 Debra Moody (N)
    6 John Doolen (U)
    7 Craig Fitzhugh (U)
    8 John Tanner (U)
    9 Tim Barnes (U)
    10 Doug Jackson (U)
    11 Joey Hensley (N)
    12 Jack Johnson (N)
    13 Jeff Yarbro (U)
    14 Bill Beck (U)
    15 Darren Jernigan (SDP)
    16 Bo Mitchell (U)
    17 Bill Harmon (U)
    18 Bob Clement (U)
    19 Bart Gordon (U)
    20 Janice Bowling (N)
    21 Scott DesJarlais (N)
    22 Chuck Fleischmann (N)
    23 Randy McNally (N)
    24 John Windle (U)
    25 Kelly Keisling (N)
    26 Art Swann (N)
    27 Richard Briggs (N)
    28 Tim Burchett (N)
    29 Steve Southerland (N)
    30 Jerry Sexton (N)
    31 Phil Roe (N)
    32 John Crawford (N)

    Virginia
    1 Rick Boucher (U)
    2 Israel O'Quinn (N)
    3 Jim Shuler (N)
    4 John Edwards (U)
    5 William Stanley (N)
    6 Frank Friedman (U)
    7 Roscoe Reynolds (U)
    8 Roz Tyler (U)
    9 Louise Lucas (U)
    10 Jay Leftwich (N)
    11 Barry Knight (N)
    12 Jason Miyares (N)
    13 Lionell Spruill (U)
    14 Bobby Scott (SDP)
    15 Monty Mason (U)
    16 Margaret Ransome (N)
    17 Faye Warren (U)
    18 Glenn Nye (U)
    19 Deborah Randolph (U)
    20 Eric Cantor (N)
    21 Donald McEachin (SDP)
    22 Siobhan Dunnavant (N)
    23 Betsy Carr (SDP)
    24 Amanda Chase (N)
    25 Beverly Booth (U)
    26 Joan Foster (U)
    27 David Toscano (U)
    28 Ned Gallaway (U)
    29 Richard Bell (N)
    30 Doug Facemire (U)
    31 Nick Rahall (U)
    32 Richard Ojeda (U)
    33 Nick Casey (U)
    34 Talley Sergent (U)
    35 Glen Gainer (U)
    36 Alan Mollohan (U)
    37 George Edwards (N)
    38 Jason Buckel (N)
    39 Richard Black (N)
    40 Mark Obenshain (N)
    41 Jennifer Carrol Foy (U)
    42 Christopher Peace (N)
    43 Steve Dempsey (U)
    44 Timothy Hugo (N)
    45 Scott Surovel (U)
    46 Mikkie Sherril (U)
    47 James LeMunyon (N)
    48 Thomas Greason (N)
    49 Don Beyer (SDP)

    West Florida
    1 Robert Carter (U)
    2 Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb (SDP)
    3 Barry Labadie* (PLL)
    4 Daniel Edwards (U)
    5 Sharon Hewitt (N)
    6 Gene Taylor (PLL)
    7 Henry Ransonet* (PLL)
    8 Austin Howell (U)
    9 Margie Toussard* (PLL)
    10 Vivian Figures (U)
    11 Jack Williams (N)
    12 Bradley Byrne (N)
    13 Jayer Williamson (N)
    14 Rebecca Koelzer (U)
    15 Mary Jeanne Gibson (U)
    16 Louis Roberts (U)

    * Means that I created the name (I only used it for PLL members)
     
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    2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections
  • 2012 Dixie Presidential Election

    In the 2012 Dixie Presidential Election Virginia Senator Jim Webb defeated National Senator Newt Gingrich by 1.2% the closest presidential election since 1988. Webb who was fairly unknown before the election defeated vice-president Mike Espy, who was appointed VP by Sam Nunn following John Edward’s resignation from the presidency in 2009, in the primaries. Following the Edwards scandal, the Unionist Party became deeply unpopular with the National Party leading the Unionists in almost every poll. Once Webb and Gingrich won their respective primaries however, the gap in the polls between the parties began to shrink. Webb was on the more conservative end of the senate Unionists and was a critic of Edwards. Gingrich was one of the loudest voices calling for Edwards to be removed from office but has garnered attention as a strong conservative firebrand. Webb ended up winning by a narrow margin and became the first Unionist President to with without winning Kentucky.
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    In the 2012 vice presidential election Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor defeated former Virginia governor Bob McDonnel. While Gingrich was seen as too controversial, McDonnel was seen as too boring and uncharismatic. McDonnel was also criticized for running for VP despite not being a Senator, something that has become an expected qualification for the President of the Senate. Pryor became well known as a close supporter of Nunn both when he was VP and President.
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    2006 Presidential and Vice Presidential Dixie Elections
  • 2006 Presidential Election

    In 2006, North Carolina Senator John Edwards was elected president defeating former governor Mike Huckabee. Edwards became the first Unionist candidate to win the election without winning Huckabee's native Arkansas. Going into the election, it was believed that Louisiana would be winnable for the Nationals due to the fierce backlash against the Unionists and President Graham in their handling of Hurricane Douglas in 2005. But the Nationals nominated Huckabee, who was probably the most hated politician in Dixie by francophones due to him vetoing a bill that would remake French an official language in Arkansas while he was governor. The Parti La Louisiane who signaled that they would most likely be endorsing the National candidate instead voted to endorse Edwards at their convention. Edwards ended up carrying Louisiana by 4.8% with there being a sharp electoral contrast between the Anglo and French populations in Southern Louisiana and West Florida. Edwards would later resign in late 2009 due to allegations of misuse of government funds to cover up an affair.
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    2006 Vice Presidential Election

    In the VP election, incumbent VP Sam Nunn easily cruised to reelection against Tennessee senator Fred Thompson. Nunn is the first vice president to run for a second turn since Howard Baker in 1982. Nunn was very popular in Dixie and this race was never thought to be competitive. During the nominating process, rumors swirled about the National's trouble to find a candidate for the election. They finally settled on Thompson who had already announced his retirement from the Senate at the time. Allegedly, the Nationals had to pretty much force Thompson to even campaign for the position after nominated and audio leaked in early May of Thompson saying, "I can't wait to lose so this damn campaign can be over." Nunn is the first Pres. or VP nominee to win every state since Long in 1952.
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    Flags of Dixie
  • It's not bad it just needs some tweaking and a history.
    I'd suggest reversing the colours. That way you can start from the expected red ensign for "British Dixie".
    So the red ensign features a white diamond with a blue symbol, a rose perhaps. Then the rebels start buy cutting off the half with the British flag, giving you a squarish red flag with white diamond and blue symbol.
    This is then modified to give you your blue stars on white diamond on red. Perhaps different length flags - e.g. square for war and rectangle for regular
    Okay, so I took your suggestions and this is what I've got.

    Flag of British South America:
    The colonial flag for British South America as Dixie was called then implemented in 1791. The flower on the right-center is the American Dogwood.
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    The Dogwood Flag:
    During the Dixie Independence War the Union Jack half of the flag is cut off by the rebels and the remaining half known as the Dogwood Flag is unofficially used over the course of the war and is still unofficially used today as a symbol of national pride. The National Party reportedly gets their yellow color from the center of the Dogwood Flag.
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    The 11 Star Flag:
    The first official flag of Dixie adopted in 1827 is based off the Dogwood flag with a darker red and 11 stars representing the 11 states at the time of adoption.
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    The 13 Star Flag:
    The current flag of Dixie was adopted in 1841 with the proportions of the flag changing from square to 3:5 and added 2 more stars for the newly joined states of Florida and West Florida.
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    2018 Gubernatorial Elections of Dixie
  • 2018 Gubernatorial Elections of Dixie

    Alabama: Unionist Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox defeated incumbent National governor Tim James.
    Louisiana: Incumbent governor Mitch Landrieu was running for president instead of for a 2nd term. La Louisiane Senate President Eric LaFleur defeated Unionist state senator Rick Gallot to replace him.
    Mississippi: Unionist lt. governor Omeria Scott was elected over National state house member Robert Foster to replace term limited governor Jim Hood. (MS is the only state to have a 1 term limit on governors)

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    Missouri: Unionist AG Chris Koster defeated National Lt. Governor Peter Kinder to replace the term-limited Jay Nixon.
    Tennessee: State house speaker Beth Harwell defeated incumbent governor Ron Ramsey in the primary and defeated Unionist state house member Craig Fitzhugh in the general.
    Virginia: Incumbent Unionist governor Ward Armstrong was reelected defeating National state senator Bill Bolling.

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    2015 Gubernatorial Elections of Dixie
  • 2015 Gubernatorial Elections of Dixie

    Arkansas: Dixie House Member Asa Hutchinson was elected governor over state senator Keith Ingram to replace term-limited Mike Beebe
    Florida: Incumbent governor Mario Diaz Balart was easily reelected governor over then-CFO and current Secretary of the Treasury Alex Sink
    Georgia: Jason Carter, state senator and grandson of former president Jimmy Carter, was elected governor over Secretary of State Karen Handel to replace term-limited Sonny Perdue.
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    Kentucky: Attorney General Jack Conway won a narrow election over agriculture commissioner Jamer Comer to replace term-limited Steve Beshear.
    North Carolina: Incumbent governor Cherie Berry easily won reelection in this usually Unionist state over state house member Bill Faison.
    South Carolina: Incumbent governor Nikki Haley won reelection over state delegate Vincent Sheheen.
    West Florida: State delegate John Bel Edwards unexpectedly defeated incumbent governor Bill McCollum.
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    List of Dixie Senators
  • Members of the Dixie Senate

    Senators are chosen similarly to the Australian Senate with each state getting 6 senators.

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    2019 Virginia Senate Special Election
  • 2019 Virginia Senate Special Election

    In the 2019 Virginia Senate special election, Unionist candidate Natalie Tennant defeated National candidate State Senator Frank Wagner. Tennant, who was Virginia Secretary of State at the time, was appointed by Governor Armstrong to fill the Senate vacancy left by Joe Manchin who was appointed as Secretary of the Interior by President Mitch Landrieu in July 2018.

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    2019 Arkansas House Special Elections
  • 2019 Arkansas House of Delegates Special Elections

    On November 1, 2019, the second round of four special House of Delegates elections were held in Arkansas. In June of 2019, the Dixie Supreme Court struck down the 4 districts because of discrimination against francophones in Southeast Arkansas. The Court order the AR state legislature to redraw the four districts and to hold special elections for the districts as soon as possible. The new map of the districts included a francophone majority district and one now much more National Party friendly district (all 4 previously had Unionist incumbents). The first round of the special elections was held in October and had all four Unionist incumbents proceeding with 3 National challengers and one PLL challenger in the now francophone majority district.

    6th District
    In the 6th district, Unionist incumbent Mike Ross of Nevada County defeated AR State Delegate Sonia Barker of King County. The 6th is the most Unionist of the 4 districts and the one that Mitch Landrieu won by the largest margin in 2018. Ross who serves as a member of House leadership as Chair of the Unionist Policy Committee comfortably defeated Barker carrying 9/10 counties in the district, however his 9 point win over Barker is his closest election since he was first elected to the House in 2000. Ross also carried the 6th by a smaller margin than Landrieu 1 year earlier. This is largely attributed to the low turnout in the special elections. Barker only carried one county in the election which includes her district in the AR House.

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    7th District

    In the 7th district, Parti La Louisiane member Jean Bergeron of Lincoln County (who started the suit that led to the Supreme Court case in the first place), defeated incumbent Eddie Cheatham of Ashley County. Bergeron ran in the old 7th district in both 2015 and 2018 as the PLL nominee but failed to make the 2nd round in both cases. Bergeron performed best unsurprisingly in the higher French-speaking areas in the center of the district. Cheatham did the best with the higher Anglo areas in the South and Northeast of the district. Bergeron's win was mostly attributed to his surprising strength in Alcorn County, the largest in the district by population and includes most of the city of Bonneville. With his win, Bergeron became the first PLL member to hold federal office in Arkansas.

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    8th District
    In the 8th district, Unionist incumbent Phil Reynolds of Woodruff County was defeated by AR State Delegate Johnathon Dismang of White County. This district was changed by the National controlled AR State Legislature to be much more National than its predecessor. Some of the more heavily Unionist parts of this district were moved to the 7th while the very National Lonoke County was moved into the 8th. Even though Reynolds would win the non-Lonoke parts of the district by 21 votes, the inclusion of Lonoke would be enough to swing the election toward Dismang.

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    14th District

    In the 14th district, Unionist incumbent Reginald Murdock of St. Francis County defeated Cross County Commissioner Ronald Caldwell. The 14th is the district that changed the least in its redrawing and the Unionist-favored district only moved slightly to the right with the redraw. Murdock would perform best in the more heavily black areas of the district. Caldwell would carry is home county of Cross and would do well in the newly added Independence and Jackson Counties, handily winning the former and only narrowly loosing the latter.

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    With the loss of two districts in the special elections, the Unionists go from 192 seats in the House to 190 shrinking their 4-seat majority to only 2. The Nationals gain from 143 seats to 144 and the PLL from 16 seats to 17.
     
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