A federal court judge will hear the final arguments at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 that challenge Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s proposed emergency election plan for the state’s Nov. 3 and Dec. 5 elections.
East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome has sent a letter to Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin requesting the Baton Rouge River Center be used for the upcoming Nov. 3 and Dec. 5 elections to allow for proper social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The First Circuit Court of Appeals disqualified Councilwoman Tara Wicker from the race of East Baton Rouge Mayor-President in a ruling Thursday, Aug. 13 citing a lack of evidence that she paid two years of state income tax returns before qualifying for the Nov. 3 election.
President Trump stumps in Louisiana, Friday, just a day before voters are set to choose a governor. He will be in Lake Charles working to ensure republican voters turn out to the polls. But democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards will be there, too, with a rally of his own.
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the East Baton Parish Metro Council approved an agreement to determine how St. George would pay its share of the city-parish’s pension debt if voters agree to incorporate on Election Day, Saturday, Oct. 12.
In a new exclusive Gray Television poll, Democratic Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards comfortably leads his two chief Republican rivals, Eddie Rispone and Ralph Abraham, with five days left to the primary election
“Election 2019: The Final Debate” will air live statewide from the KSLA News 12 Studios on Oct. 9, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on KSLA-Shreveport, WVUE-News Orleans, WAFB-Baton Rouge, KNOE-Monroe, KPLC-Lake Charles and KALB-Alexandria.
Three Baton Rouge residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 14 claiming one of the two candidates in the race for Louisiana House District 61 does not meet the legal residency requirements to run for the seat.