Republican National Committee sends 200-plus people to Louisiana to help Bill Cassidy campaign _lowres

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, holds a town hall meeting with senior citizens in March 2014 at the Azalea Estates Assisted Living in Gonzales.

Bill Cassidy is getting some help from a couple hundred of his friends from his Republican National Committee.

More than 200 people are headed to Louisiana to knock on doors, work the phones and campaign for him in the upcoming runoff election vs. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.

Check out our politics blog for more details on the RNC's efforts in the state.