Category Archives: Elections

LA SoS Visits Alexandria Today, Talks About Election Night

The man in charge of Louisiana elections was in Alexandria today speaking to the downtown Rotary Club. We asked the Secretary of State if he expects next Tuesday to be a long night.

Recently Schedler said Baton Rouge has now become the biggest voting spot in Louisiana, ahead of New Orleans. KLAX ABC 31 News 10/28/14

Early Voting Ends, Over 5k Participated

Early voting has ended and registrar officials believe more than five thousand voters cast an early ballot and nearly two thousand more ballots are expected to be processed. But according to officials, that’s not a record in Rapides Parish.
And for some of you, the action begins in one week on Election Day.
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State Rep. Robert Johnson Endorses Mayo for Congress

A one-time candidate for the fifth congressional district joins a gubernatorial candidate in the endorsement today of Monroe Mayor Jamie mayo. Mayo is the lone democrat in the November fourth primary and it’s his second time around.

Also in today’s endorsement is gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards of Amite.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/27/14

Senate Candidate Bill Cassidy Casts Ballot Today

With the deadline for early voting tomorrow, the big issue on the ballot, is the senate race.
One of the main opponents to incumbent Mary Landrieu is Congressman Bill Cassidy. The congressman cast his ballot this morning and had some strong words for Senator Landrieu.

Landrieu is opposed by three republicans: Bill Cassidy, Thomas Clements and Rob [...]

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.
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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

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