NEW ORLEANS, LA. – Former State Representative and New Orleans City Councilmember Cynthia Willard-Lewis announced today her decision to run for State Senate District 2.
Willard-Lewis served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1993 until 2000, In 2000, Willard-Lewis was elected Councilmember for District E, and served in that position until earlier this year. Said Willard-Lewis, “My legislative experience will go a long way toward strengthening our voice in Baton Rouge. I know the issues and needs of the district and will be a strong force for better funding for our community. My history in the House and on the council has prepared me for a leadership role in the Louisiana Senate.”