Sidney Torres

Chris Miller
October 10, 2017 - 6:50 am
A new poll in the New Orleans Mayor's race shows a lead change, but still within the margin of error, for the top three candidates. The poll was done for VoicePac, businessman Sidney Torres' political action committee. It shows Latoya Cantrell in the lead with 22 percent, Desiree Charbonnet close...
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Chris Miller
September 28, 2017 - 6:55 am
Some of the candidates for mayor met at Loyola University, in a debate sponsored by Sidney Torres' VoicePac. A discussion of infrastructure led off the conversation at Loyola University, with Troy Henry bemoaning the state of the Sewerage and Water Board. "It's a mess," said Henry. "If we don't fix...
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David Blake
September 27, 2017 - 1:31 pm
The first big televised debate in the race for New Orleans mayor airs tonight as four candidates for Mayor of New Orleans square off. The debate was set up by Voicepac, a group led by businessman Sidney Torres. They commissioned a survey to pick the leading candidates for the event. The four...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 21, 2017 - 1:34 pm
The latest polling in the race for New Orleans mayor shows that with just over three weeks to go, two women are poised to make the runoff. The independent poll commissioned by VoicePac shows the following: Desiree Charbonnet 26% Latoya Cantrell 17% Michael Bagneris 11% Troy Henry 5% VoicePac is...
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Jim Hanzo
August 11, 2017 - 11:50 am
A report distributed this week by VoicePac Sidney Torres indicated that some city catch basins were severely packed with debris and caked mud. In areas inspected by Torres' experts, they reportedly found catch basin blocked, as one of the major factors in Saturday's flooding of those areas...
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Jim Hanzo
July 13, 2017 - 11:30 am
Another name in the New Orleans mayor's race. Artist Charles Anderson who campaign for mayor was announced in a rap video, qualifies. It's the second day of qualifying. Former judges Michael Bagneris and Desiree Charbonnet and New Orleans City Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell qualified almost as soon...
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SIPA USA
Chris Miller
July 13, 2017 - 6:35 am
Day two of qualifying for the New Orleans mayor's race begins with most of the announced candidates already signed up, some rumored candidates saying they're out of the running, and one intriguing holdout. Former judges Michael Bagneris and Desiree Charbonnet and New Orleans City Councilwoman...
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Chris Miller
April 24, 2017 - 7:02 am
We're getting a few more names in the upcoming race for mayor of New Orleans. Desiree Charbonnet just resigned her seat on the municipal court bench, intensifying the speculation that she will run. "She's a good campaigner...she comes from a family that's well known in politics, she has a good name...
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Scoot
November 28, 2016 - 5:37 am
The shots fired on Bourbon Street early Sunday morning of Thanksgiving weekend were the first shots I’ve heard fired during an act of violence, but they were shots heard around the country. The shooting on Bourbon Street late Saturday night/early Sunday morning quickly became a national news story...
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