11/06/2012 08:09 am ET

Louisiana Election 2012: Mitt Romney Poised To Defeat Obama (LIVE UPDATES)

Republicans Make Power Play In State Races

Mitt Romney looks set to win 8 electoral votes over Barack Obama in the Louisiana election on Tuesday. As expected, Louisiana has been consistently in Romney hands since the early days of the general election.

Louisianans are expected to have a strong showing at the polls, based on better-than-expected early voting numbers.

Louisiana polls will remain open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM Central Time.

Look below for the latest Presidential poll numbers and our Election live blog.

Polls: Obama vs. Romney