2019 Louisiana Elections

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Thomas Perumean
October 16, 2019 - 10:13 am
Political consultant Roy Fletcher says this could be the most expensive one-month ever in Louisiana political history, with an estimated $20-million dollars being dumped into media ads for votes. “There’s just going to be a lot of money spent quickly, not just by the campaigns, but all the PACs,...
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Chris Miller
October 11, 2019 - 10:56 am
The clock is running out on the primary election campaign, and the three major candidates for governor are racing to the finish. Call it the two-minute warning: candidates are in the final moments of their campaigns with election day one day away. The ads have been running for weeks, the final...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 11, 2019 - 10:56 am
Satruday is Election Day in Louisiana. Voters are picking candidates in primary races including governor, local elections and a number of statewide and local issues. Click here to see what's on your ballot and where to vote... Click here to read an explanation of all four proposed constitutional...
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Thomas Perumean
August 22, 2019 - 6:37 am
The political action committees of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry have endorsed both Congressman Ralph Abraham and businessman Eddie Rispone for the state's top job. The four regional PACs voted on the split decision Wedensday in the effort to unseat Democrat John Bel Edwards. "...
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Chris Miller
August 13, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Rao Uppu, a naturalized U.S. citizen and professor at Southern University, has withdrawn from the race for Louisiana Lieutenant Governor. Uppu signed up on the last day of qualifying. An émigré from India, he said he couldn't imagine someone winning a statewide office unopposed. Uppu said without...
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