Louisiana House Speaker

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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Gonzales Republican Representative Clay Schexnayder won the Louisiana House Speaker vote 60-45, over Albany Republican Sherman Mack. Schexnayder was backed by a coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans, while Mack was the choice for the party's conservative wing. Schexnayder is thought to be...
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Hard Right: GOP House Speaker candidates campaign behind closed doors
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Thomas Perumean
December 13, 2019 - 7:25 am
Four candidates for the top job of Louisiana House Speaker will make their final pitch for the votes of their compatriots later today. The reviews and interviews will be held behind closed doors at a GOP delegation meeting. Two candidates, state Representatives Clay Schexnayder and Sherman Mack,...
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