Category Archives: Elections

Early Voting Starts in LA Today

Early voting throughout Louisiana starts today. Voters can cast their ballots for the November fourth primaries at the registrar of voter’s offices throughout the state. Voters in Rapides Parish are taking advantage of the seven-day period.
The ballots range from the statewide candidates for the U.S. Senate and 14 proposed constitutional amendments to justices of the [...]

Fmr. Pres. Clinton Campaigns for Landrieu in Baton Rouge

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A former president throws his weight behind U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu. Bill Clinton took the stage in front of a packed house in downtown Baton Rouge. He touted Landrieu’s experience and called her an effective leader.

This is the former president’s second time campaigning for Landrieu in the past two months.
Recently, Landrieu’s opponents got the backing [...]

Early Voting Starts Tomorrow for Nov. Election

Early voting for the November fourth primary elections starts tomorrow. Voting registrars across the state are expecting a heavy turnout.

Remember, you will need a picture ID. The dates are tomorrow through October 28th, daily except Sunday, from 8:30 am to 6 pm.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/20/14

14 Amendments to Appear on Nov. Ballot

It’s almost lost in the ads for candidates, but there are a slew of proposed changes to the Louisiana Constitution.
Today, a leader in the local Republican Party described what voters will see on the ballots next month.

You can also find out more by checking out the Public Affairs Research Council’s (PAR) guide to the amendments.
KLAX [...]

Landrieu Endorses Jamie Mayo for Congress

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While in the area today, Senator Landrieu gives her endorsement to Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo in his bid for congress.
Both are democrats, and Mayo is the lone African American in the crowded race for the fifth district congressional seat, now held by Vance McAllister.
Other candidates are Ralph Abraham, Eliot Barron, Harris Brown, Zach Dasher, Clyde [...]

Exchange Club Hosts Alexandria Mayoral Candidates

The final elections forum sponsored by the Alexandria Exchange Club today featured candidates for mayor. We asked these candidates their most outstanding accomplishments.

Early voting for the November 4th primaries begins Tuesday morning at 8:30.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/16/14

Mayor, DA Candidates Attend Q&A

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Mayoral candidates for Alexandria and Rapides Parish District Attorney positions attend a question and answer session. The Q&A is sponsored by the Young Professionals Group of the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce.
The candidates were asked specific questions regarding economic development because that’s what these young entrepreneurs are most concerned about.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/15/14

Landrieu in Leesville Today to Meet with Fort Polk Progress

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U.S. Senate candidate Mary Landrieu is in Leesville today meeting with the group organized to save Fort Polk.
You may recall the U.S. Army base is on a list of military installations considered for closure. Fort Polk Progress has formed an alliance of residents, businesses, and government officials lobbying to save the army base.
Landrieu has made [...]

Coalition of Retired Teachers Hosts Candidate Meet & Greet

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The Coalition of Retired Teachers meet and greet a slew of candidates. Candidates for a dozen races affecting Central Louisiana were invited to last night’s event at the Fulton Hotel.
These retired teachers are concerned about money issues, but also about education, safe neighborhoods and economic development.
Remember the elections are November 4th, early voting starts October [...]

Exchange Club Hosts Congressional Candidates

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With less than a month to go before the election, we get to hear more from candidates in a key race.
Fifth congressional district voters can never say they are without a choice on November 4th. There are nine candidates in the race, and most pitched their stories to the Alexandria Exchange Club today.

A run-off, if [...]

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