What will Sidney do? Can Desiree Charbonnet get more of the white vote than she did during the general election?  What about Michael Bagneris who did have a following in the white community while his support in the African American community was very low comparatively speaking?

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The New Orleans Mayor’s race was boring. The main excitement was the sideshow between businessman Sidney Torres and Desiree Charbonnet. Torres wasn’t even a candidate. Since LaToya has a strong lead in the runoffs that will occur November 18, her opponent needs to go negative and she will do so.

Those were just some of the comments from political analyst and conservative talk radio host Jeff Crouere in a Facebook Live discussion Thursday night, only days after the general election.

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After two weeks of slamming Desiree Charbonnet for New Orleans Mayor, after she cancelled her appearance at its Voice PAC's forum at Loyola University on September 27th, the organziation, founded by businessman Sidney Torres, who has launched into a full scale attack against her, has just released a poll showing she is trailing New Orleans Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell by two percent.  

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torresIt's the Sidney Torres, Desiree Charbonnet, former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin political show again. 

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Slightly over a week to go into the New Orleans Mayor’s race and the focus seems to be on a side show involving Desiree Charbonnet-Sidney Torres than it is between any of the leading candidates.  Charbonnet is a mayoral candidate, LaToya Cantrell is a major candidate, Michael Bagneris is a major candidate, Sidney Torres is not.

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BagnerisCampaignAccording to a new poll by Verne Kennedy’s Market Research Insight, Michael Bagneris has jumped a whopping 16 points, or virtually doubling his point total from July 7 to 33 percent as of Sept. 20. 

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charbonnet5:26 PM...One of the leading candidates for New Orleans Mayor has suddenly decided to pull out of the forum tonight being held at Loyola University organized by a new Super Pac led by New Orleans business person and personality Sidney Torres.

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torresShould the New Orleans voters elect the Superintendent of Police similar to the way other large communities do, such as Jefferson Parish Sheriff or should the Mayor continue to select that person?

Prior to hosting a forum of the candidates for Mayor, VoicePac, the organization led by New Orleans business person, Sidney Torres announced its own findings.

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mayorsWhich Mayor might win the New Orleans election if the candidates were between two former Mayors and the current one, Mitch Landrieu? This is an extrapolation of an issue that a local PAC surveyed when it asked the following question: 

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torresIt is official. Sidney Torres, the popular national reality TV show star and New Orleans businessman will not run for Mayor of New Orleans.

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