As anticipated, Bill Cassidy (R) and Mary Landrieu (D) would qualify for the US Senate position for Louisiana. As of this time, Rob Maness, a Tea Party favorite has not qualified but is expected to do so.
The end is near!
The end is near for all the political posturing, rumors, gossip, and talk about who is running for elected office in 2014. Qualifying begins this Wednesday and runs through Friday at 5 p.m.
Here are some developments to look for as qualifying progresses for the various races:
Qualifying for federal elections in Louisiana begins next week, and Republicans have to hope that a decision too many party elected officials and leaders realized too late does not come back to haunt them.
As the City of New Orleans prepares to host the first Saints preseason game on Friday, they decided to finally take action about the growing homeless problem underneath the Pontchartrain Expressway.
Senator Mary Landrieu’s campaign today released a list of four debates Senator Landrieu will participate in over the next several months of the campaign. Her campaign also said it participated in the Louisiana Municipal Association (LMA) Convention this past Saturday.
by Jim Brown
If recent polls are any indication, Louisiana voters are not too keen on any of the choices for U.S. Senator in the coming fall election. A number of national surveys have found that every candidate running has a higher negative than positive rating in the Bayou state. Maybe it’s time for Louisiana to consider offering a third choice. None of the Above.
Picking up a second semi-high profile endorsement and with fundraising now over $1 million, is Republican Senate candidate Rob Maness to the point that he can become the Manchurian Candidate?
More money matters
The official campaign finance reports are in for the 2014 Louisiana U.S. Senate race. The reports include campaign finance activity through June 30, 2014. Here they are:
In what could be a major surprise to some, assuming the accuracy, the US Chamber of Commerce is reportedly supporting Mary Landrieu in her re-election bid. Her primary challenger is Republican Rep.Bill Cassidy.
One Maness standing (Or Maness Up)
Louisiana Republican Rep. Paul Hollis, former self-funded candidate for US Senate is now in lockstep with the mainstream Republican Party. He is supporting Bill Cassidy for the Senate spot against Democrat Mary Landrieu. This means, the last person standing other than Mary Landrieu and Cassidy is Col. Rob Maness, the Tea Party favorite. Maness has the supporter of speedster Sarah Palin, the one-time Alaskan Governor, VP nominee and now Indianapolis 500 “qualifier”, after her recent speeding violation.