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.
Early voting counts have risen by more than 350% in Lafayette Parish since 2011, with nearly 17,200 voters having already cast their ballots early ahead of Saturday’s election, data shows.
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Testifying in a lawsuit he filed, the M-P denied the existence of probes confirmed by investigators and in court proceedings.
Lafayette lost more than 700 college grads under 25 from 2017 to 2021. Better jobs and lowering housing costs could reverse the loss.
Lafayette has spent big money on drainage projects for years, but it’s not clear how much that work was worth.
Bicycle Lafayette would build 50 miles of trails, a potentially transformative project. Building the first mile has proven difficult.
With so many races and candidates, the wide scope of this fall’s elections can be a turn-off for young voters.