Incoming M-P Monique Blanco Boulet is on a tight timeline to build a new administration before taking office in January.
Saturday’s race for mayor-president came down to who showed up, and this time the city of Lafayette was the clear decider.
Watch live as results come in precinct by precinct in the race to be Lafayette’s next mayor-president.
Early voting turnout in the runoff election for mayor-president has been similar to October’s primary. But what’s not similar is who’s showing up.
As Lafayette voters head to the polls Saturday to decide the mayor-president election, daylight has been hard to find between the two candidates on local issues.
It’s not known who has met with investigators or what specific issues are being probed.
Fix housing, commuting and make it easier to connect with Downtown, UL student survey shows.
After finishing third place in the primary, Swift initially declined to make an endorsement. Her voters may well decide the runoff.
Journalism has a duty to ask questions, and an obvious one raised by a problem is how we might fix it. Elections offer an ideal platform for that inquiry.
With more than a quarter of Saturday’s voters now looking for a new candidate to support in the Nov. 18 mayor-president runoff, the race is sure to intensify in the coming weeks.
View a full map of how the race for mayor-president breaks down.
Lafayette is losing young people, but Downtown is poised to be a crucial asset in the fight to keep them here.