The two candidates in the runoff for East Baton Rouge mayor-president, incumbent Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and former state Rep. Steve Carter, participated in a forum held by the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday, Nov. 30.
Folks have been waiting for quite some time for their opportunity to make their voices heard in the 2020 election, but some voters were surprised by the lighter turnout at some polling locations and the small wait times they experienced.
Hurricane Zeta has left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark with power outages that are expected to last multiple days -- and with a presidential election less than a week away, it has election officials also assessing the damage.
The Smoothie King Center has become a site for early voting after a nation-wide push months ago from NBA players who urged cities across the country to turn their sports venues into polling places for the upcoming election.
The 74-year-old president and the 77-year-old former vice president are similar in age, and they share a mutual dislike. But they differ starkly in style and substance. All of that was evident from the outset.
Sept. 21 through 25 is Voter Registration Week in Louisiana, but many who tried to access the Secretary of State’s website Wednesday, Sept. 23, on National Voter Registration Day, were unable to do so.
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.
Louisiana’s Supreme Court decided Friday that an attorney for Judge Richard “Chip” Moore can sign election paperwork on Moore’s behalf, since the 55-year-old has been hospitalized with the Coronavirus since July 2, and is incapable of putting pen to paper.