Desiree Charbonnet

November 18, 2017 - 4:45 pm
By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Two people were on the ballot in a New Orleans runoff election Saturday, but one outcome was certain: the winner would be New Orleans' first female mayor. City Council member Latoya Cantrell and former municipal Judge Desiree Charbonnet were the...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:02 am
Secretary of State Tom Schedler is expecting a voter turnout of 13 percent statewide for Saturday’s election which features the race for state treasurer and the New Orleans mayoral runoff between LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet. Schedler says if it wasn’t for this race, it would be a slow...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:44 am
(WWL.com) -- The election for the New Orleans mayoral race is tomorrow and polls show Democratic councilwoman LaToya Cantrell beating fellow Democrat and former judge Desiree Charbonnet by a landslide. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos says Charbonnet has raised nearly twice as much money as her...
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Newell Normand
November 16, 2017 - 7:19 pm
New Orleans mayoral candidates LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet squared off in a debate on WWL Radio Wednesday night. Check out Newell Normand's HOT TAKES on how the debate went down. I had a good time last night in my first time as a panelist in a mayoral debate. We discussed many issues...
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Chris Miller
November 16, 2017 - 11:07 am
A poll taken by Tulane University finds LaToya Cantrell leading Desiree Charbonnet 50 percent to 30 percent. Nearly 20 percent of those surveyed were undecided. Tulane associate professors of political science J. Celeste Lay and Mirya Holman surveyed 483 New Orleans residents who say they plan to...
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Chris Bennett
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 15, 2017 - 10:38 pm
New Orleans Mayoral candidates LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet faced off Wednesday night for the WWL Radio New Orleans Advocate Debate. Both women stressed their previous public service as a primary reason to vote for them. "I have been serving on the New Orleans City Council now for five...
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Chris Bennett
Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2017 - 10:03 pm
At a radio forum held Wednesday night by WWL Radio and The Advocate, both candidates for New Orleans mayor pledged to support a landmark ordinance that would force New Orleans politicians to refuse campaign contributions from owners of companies doing business with the city. It's a move that's...
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Chris Miller
November 15, 2017 - 2:58 pm
Steve Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House, is backing Desiree Charbonnet in the New Orleans mayoral runoff with a robo-call to area voters, The New Orleans Advocate reports. The publication reports that in the call, Scalise says he has spoken to Charbonnet and supports her plan...
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Newell Normand
November 15, 2017 - 5:50 am
The New Orleans mayoral election is on Saturday, and the city will elect its first African-American mayor. Check out Newell Normand's HOT TAKES on this important election. We are just days away from a defining moment for this city. On Saturday, we will elect new leadership for the next 4 or 8 years...
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