Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies [30-12-2020] of COVID-19, weeks after winning the seat in a runoff. Letlow, 41, would have succeeded his former boss, Ralph Abraham, who didn't seek reelection after honoring a pledge to serve a limit of three terms. Letlow had been Abraham's chief of staff, and won the 5th Congressional District seat with 62% of the vote. Ref. USAToday.