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President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a "Get Out The Vote" rally to stump for Republican senate candidate, Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, and other congressional candidates, in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) ORG XMIT: LAGH105

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UPDATE: Louisiana presidential electors choose Donald Trump

Louisiana's eight Electoral College voters gathered Monday at the State Capitol on Monday to formally elect Republican Donald Trump as president. 

In roll call votes, all eight first voted for Trump, then all eight voted for Mike Pence for vice president.

The voting process, which is laid out in the U.S. Constitution, was streamed live on the Louisiana Legislature's website and the Secretary of State's Office Facebook page.

(Not seeing the video below? Click here.)

Louisiana overwhelmingly supported Trump in the Nov. 8 election, with the real estate mogul capturing more votes in Louisiana than any other candidate before.

Louisiana’s electors are:

  • Garrett C. Monti, at large;
  • Steven Scott Wilfong, at large;
  • Christopher David Trahan, 1st Congressional District;
  • Lloyd A. Harsch, 2nd Congressional District;
  • Charles L. Buckels, Jr., 3rd Congressional District;
  • Louis R. Avallone, 4th Congressional District;
  • Kay Kellogg Katz, 5th Congressional District;
  • Lennie H. Rhys, 6th Congressional District.

The Electoral College meeting took place at 11:30 a.m. in the Senate chamber at the State Capitol.