The bill would switch Louisiana to a closed system in which candidates of the same party face off in their own partisan primary election.
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.
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 looks to have a real race on its hands in this fall’s mayor-president election as challengers to incumbent Mayor-President Josh Guillory are showing early signs of success.
The City Council is set to vote on new rules for short-term rentals that operators oppose, and Mayor-President Josh Guillory is set to introduce his proposed budget for next year.
Following a pivotal decision on a redistricting case in Alabama, the court lifted its stay this week on a similar challenge of Louisiana’s new congressional maps filed by voting rights groups. It sends the matter back to courts in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
Source: Louisiana Illuminator
More than a year after a judge halted work on a troubled detention pond, LCG aims to restart the Homewood project.
State law now requires public schools to offer voter registration on campus, but prohibits political groups. Lafayette school officials want the secretary of state to weigh in on who is, and who isn’t, partisan.
Requests filed ahead of this fall’s midterm elections arrived just in time to cause headaches for local election officials. These requests are in line with a recent string of targeted requests potentially inspired by election conspiracy theorist Mike Lindell.