Lou Gehrig Burnett is the publisher of Fax-Net, a North-Louisiana newsletter.
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:
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Maness means business
Don’t expect retired Colonel Rob Maness to follow in the footsteps of state Rep. Paul Hollis and exit the U.S. Senate race.
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:
Money really matters
Money really matters if you are running for a U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is seeking a fourth six-year term in the 2014 election.
Landrieu leads in latest poll
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu leads Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy 46-43% in the latest poll on the Louisiana Senate race, which will be on the ballot on November 4.
The poll was conducted for Rasmussen Reports by Pulse Opinion Research between July 8-9 of 750 likely voters and has a margin of error of +/-4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.
Senate race: Dead heat
A new poll on the Louisiana U.S. Senate race by Public Policy Polling (PPP) reveals that as few as six percent of voters could determine the outcome.
In a hypothetical runoff between incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, it was a 47-47% tie with 6% undecided.
No doubt about the clout
Louisiana, which seems to be at the top of every bad list and at the bottom of every good list, is doing quite well when it comes to its clout in Congress.
Every session of Congress, Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, ranks the states in what it calls its “Clout Index.”
Cassidy leads Landrieu, but...
A new poll on Louisiana’s U.S. Senate race is creating different opinions from both Democratic and Republican stalwarts and political analysts.