Scalise, Trump, Louisiana LIVE

Friday, 13 December 2013 13:08
New Orleans elections: Clarkson, Bagneris, surprises and more the same
 

city-hallWith only hours left to the end of qualifying for elective office for the City of New Orleans, there have been some surprises and perhaps, hardly any surprises at all or simply more of the same faces running for the same or different available positions.

 

 

The big surprise of the week: On Friday, Judge Michael Bagneris declared to run against current Mayor Mitch Landrieu who already had one candidate contesting , that of Danatus King, President of the local NAACP.

In the Sheriff's race, it was no big shock and that race now has two quite familiar faces for that job.  Ex-Orleans Parish Sheriff and Attorney General Charles C. Foti Jr. is taking on Marlin N. Gusman, the current sheriff.  Also in that race are Ira Thomas and Quentin Brown.

One major "you gotta be kidding me" did occur this week when council-Woman-at-Large, Jacquelyn Clarkson decided to stay in politics once District C seat became available.  Her opponents for this position include Nadine Ramsey, Carlos Williams and Eloise Williams.

Here is the unofficial qualifying as of 1:20 pm today

Sheriff
1 to be Elected

le

Media Sources

BayoubuzzSteve

Website: www.bayoubuzz.com
Login to post comments
  • Despite 5th plea, Schiff says House Intelligence Committee pursues Flynn's documents
  • Facebook Live: Discuss harm of Trump budget proposal on Louisiana coastal economy, restoration
  • Governor Edwards welcomes Pence with Medicaid, budget, Louisiana coast wishlist
  • World Premiere tonight in N.O. Bilderberg, the Movie

flynn2Despite General Michael Flynn’s announcement via his counsel that the General and former head of National Security, would take the 5th Amendment in Congressional proceedings, the Intelligence Committee will pursue information, regardless.

Read More

560 usgs land loss map 2The efforts to rebuild the Louisiana coast has suffered a major and immediate setback, assuming that Congress goes along with the most recent budget proposal from President Trump.

Read More

penceToday, Governor John Bel Edwards welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Louisiana as he Veep is attending a event with top Louisianqa Republican officials. Along with the welcome, however, is a wishlist of requests including an item of recent vinctage involving the current Trump budget which tears a hole into the funding for the Louisiana coastal restoration. 

Read More

bilderbergIt is always an honor when a movie premiere is held in New Orleans and tonight is no exception. At 7:30 p.m. Bilderberg, the Movie will premiere at the historic Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania Street.

Read More

latter-blum2

Sen. Appel talks budget, economy

TRUMP TALK

Dead Pelican

Optimized-DeadPelican2 1 1