Derrick Edwards, the Louisiana Democratic Party choice for Treasurer probably will no longer be unendorsed for the position of State Treasurer. Last week, the Republican Party announced it's support of John Schroder as it's party's choice for the position after he came in second place on election day. Edwards and Schroder are heading into the runoffs scheduled November 18. Edwards was the only Democrat running for Treasurer during the general election but was unendorsed by the Democrats. He came in first, besting Schroder and two other Republicans, State Senator Neil Riser and former Commissioner of Administration for the Bobby Jindal campaign, Angele Davis.

How important are endorsements by elected officials in the upcoming New Orleans Mayor’s race runoff?

Maybe not much, but it could all depend.

Michael Bagneris, who came in third during the recent New Orleans mayor’s race, has opted to support LaToya Cantrell.

This comes as no surprise.

My own heart is saddened over White House events this week.

General  John  Kelly, Donald Trump’s chief of staff, in his desire to help the president make this country great again, is making another decent person, corrupt, yet again.

Ask any politico: Elections are a game of numbers. It is a question of where a candidate will place assets to achieve the winning numbers.

There was one indisputable fact during the New Olreans Mayor’s race—turnout was very poor. There seems to be one logical conclusion for the runoff. The Mayor’s race and the New Orleans elections, in general, are bound to get negative and dirty.

boothRemember the old joke that the Louisiana Republican Party was so small, it could hold its meetings in a phone booth?

Lots have changed since then. The Party has become dominant in the very conservative state.

Well, shockingly and unfortunately, let's update the funny. Based upon yesterday's turnout, pull out the phone booth. It's needed.

Despite a horrible turnout, there were some winners.

At the top of the ticket, Democrat Attorney Derrick Edwards and Republican former State Representative John Schroder prevailed in the Louisiana State treasurer's race.  The New Orleans Mayor's race also produced a runoff, between two black women,  LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet. 

cantrellThe major story line coming out of the New Orleans Mayor’s race this weekend, after Saturday’s election day is that after almost 300 years of existence, New Orleans will be run for the very first time in history, starting next year, by a woman, either Desiree Charbonnet or LaToya Cantrell.  Not only are they females, but they also are African American. Thus, not only will the first female Mayor run City Hall, but, she is black.

BagnerisCampaignMight the Confederates forces be rising again this New Orleans elections—which is tomorrow?

Perhaps.

davis trump twitter 3What happened to Angele Davis and US President Donald Trump?

I did not hear a single comment or word naming the President in the recent black-targeted “Angele for Treasurer” promotion.  The election for Statewide position of  state treasurer is tomorrow.

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