|Former U.S. Representative from Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District|
From: January 3, 2011 – January 15, 2021
|Former State Representative from Louisiana's 101st District|
From: January 6, 2000 – January 3, 2011
|Predecessor||Naomi White Farve|
Cedric Levan Richmond, born September 13, 1973 (age 47), is an African-American Democrat member of the United States House of Representatives for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district, based in New Orleans. In 2010, he unseated the one-term incumbent Republican Joseph Cao.
Prior to his election to Congress, he was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, in which position he was succeeded by another African-American Democrat, Wesley T. Bishop.