Is New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu difficult to get along with; that is, if you disagree with him? Is he vindictive to those who are on his “enemy list”?
The biggest endorsement in the New Orleans Mayor’s race did not come from a local leader or organization; it came from the nation’s most powerful politician, President Barack Obama. The endorsement is unusual for it is rare for a U.S. President to intervene in a New Orleans Mayor’s race.
Judge Michael Bagneris, candidate for New Orleans Mayor said on Jeff Crouere’s WGSO 990 radio show on Tuesday that he would win outright in the first primary and not be in a runoff with Mitch Landrieu, the current incumbent.
Why would a senior judge at the Civil District Court of New Orleans give up the prestige, the career stability the respect and all of the trappings that go with it to run for mayor against a man with the golden last name?
How does John Georges view the New Orleans’s mayor’s race 2014?
In 2010, as a private businessman, Georges ran for Mayor of New Orleans along with others but was defeated by current Mayor Mitch Landrieu.
The New Orleans Mayor’s race has now started and instead of a cakewalk, the incumbent, Mitch Landrieu, will face serious competition.
New Orleans elections season has begun and what was considered to be a ho-hum drag during the ho-ho Christmas holidays season is turning out to be a hum-dinger.
No doubt, the announcements that Judge decided to quit his position on the Orleans Parish Civil District Courts and jump into the New Orleans elections against a popular Mayor from a famous and powerful political background, is a shocker.