Dr. Beau Clark is seeking a third term as the East Baton Rouge Parish coroner, but his path to re-election is not uncontested. Dr. Rani Whitfield, better known as the “Hip-Hop Doctor,” is running for the position as well.
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.
A judge voided the results of the recent mayoral election in Maringouin after only four votes separated the two candidates. The Secretary of State’s Office and Mayor-Elect Maurice Harris have 24 hours to appeal.
Voters across the state are feeling naked Tuesday after walking out of their precincts without an ‘I Voted’ sticker. The Secretary of State’s Office (SOS) says it did not budget for the stickers this year.
A yes vote on the initiative would eventually allow residents in that parish to make online bets on fantasy sports. A no vote would continue to prevent residents from using fantasy betting apps like Fanduel and Draftkings when it comes to fantasy sports.
With the 2018 midterm election fast approaching, Southern University is set to host two voter education rallies to teach attendees about the importance of voting and to educate them on the various amendments on the ballot.