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Business Shaping School Board Elections

Business Shaping School Board Elections

The business communities in East Baton Rouge Rouge, Jefferson and Lafayette parishes helped steer the primary school board elections in their own backyards during the primary …

Noticeable Turnover Expected on Local Levels

Noticeable Turnover Expected on Local Levels

Roughly 20 percent or more of the municipal officials elected this cycle will be new to their offices. "It could possibly be higher than that, based on what we saw last …

State Legislators Had Rough Time on November Ballot

State Legislators Had Rough Time on November Ballot

Of the eight state legislators who ran for other offices on the primary ballot this year, only two are leaving the Legislature for sure, another is facing a runoff and five …

Political Polling Locked Up During Louisiana’s Primary

Political Polling Locked Up During Louisiana’s Primary

A cornerstone of campaigning slowly came to a troubling halt during Louisiana’s primary election season for some candidates and campaigns. Why? Because more entities than …

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Jindal, Vitter to Share Stage at Bar

MEDIA ADVISORY: LAGOP Unity Rally What: LAGOP Unity Rally featuring special guest Sen. Rand Paul, Dr. Bill Cassidy, Col. Rob Maness (USAF, ret.), Gov. Bobby Jindal, Sen. …

Landrieu Memo Touts Path to Victory

Landrieu Memo Touts Path to Victory

In a memorandum being circulated in D.C. and among top tier supporters, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's campaign is outlining what they see as a path to victory. The entire memo …

Perkins Changes Mind, Backs Cassidy

Perkins Changes Mind, Backs Cassidy

After harping from the right that he wasn’t conservative enough or in line with stances from Evangelical Republicans, Congressman Bill Cassidy picked up the endorsement of …

A Look Back at the Inaugural Issue of LaPolitics Weekly

Many of the same personalities we're writing about today in LaPolitics Weekly were also in our pages 21 years ago, from Edwin Edwards to Mary Landrieu. In celebration of our …

Local Politics in Plaquemines Parish

Local Politics in Plaquemines Parish

The battle to replace term-limited Plauqemines Parish President Billy Nungesser is finally taking shape as the primary election winds down, local politicos say. Jerry Hodnett …

TO AMEND OR NOT?

This graphic first appeared in Issue 1,000 of LaPolitics Weekly on Oct. 16, 2014. Wish you would have seen it then? Subscribe now! …

Landrieu Memo Touts Path to Victory

New Orleans Once Again Center of Landrieu Universe

Even though it had been rumored for months, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu finally pulled the trigger earlier this month on a major campaign shakeup that moved control over to a few …

EWE Skipping TV

EWE Skipping TV

In his campaign to win the 6th Congressional District, former Gov. Edwin Edwards is losing the TV battle. He has yet to go on television with a paid commercial and told …

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Weekly Lampoon

  This story first appeared in Issue 1,003 of LaPolitics Weekly on Nov. 6, 2014. Wish you would have read it then? Subscribe now! …

ALFORD: All Politics is Not Local in Louisiana Senate Race

In an election where the lead candidates have occasionally come off as puppets with strings stretching some 1,200 miles away to Washington, D.C., it was a nice change of pace …

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