What else were La. voters trying to tell us? Insights on Obamacare, same-sex marriage, more _lowres

Advocate staff file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Voter stand in line to vote in Precincts 39 and 65, inside the gymnasium at Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School in Baton Rouge.

The voters have spoken, for now, anyway, so we know how they feel about Mary Landrieu, Bill Cassidy, and Rob Maness. But what else can the people who showed up at the polls tell us?

Well, plenty, if you’re willing to take a deep dive into the exit polls conducted by national news organizations. According to CNN’s survey, the Louisianans who gave Republican Senate candidates 58 percent of the vote actually agree with Landrieu, not Cassidy and Maness, on at least one of her major policy planks: Sixty-six percent favor raising the federal minimum wage.

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