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Campbell Calls Out Democrats

Seeks to rally public support for levee board suit With John Barry, the leading voice for the momentous coastal damage lawsuit against 97 oil companies, about to be replaced on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, familiar industry nemesis Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell of Elm Grove is taking a front and center public role […]

Ground Game, Turnout Could Decide Senate Race

While hopes are high for turnout this fall, a new report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate suggests that Louisiana’s midterm face-offs may amount to nothing special in terms of votes cast. Compared to 2010, the 25 states that have already conducted statewide primaries this year experienced a decline in turnout […]

Ground Game, Turnout Could Decide Race

While hopes are high for turnout this fall, a new report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate suggests that Louisiana’s midterm face-off may amount to nothing special in terms of votes cast. Compared to 2010, the 25 states that have already conducted statewide primaries this year experienced a decline in turnout to the […]

MAGINNIS: Republicans Differ, Democrats Decide

Outside of political junkies, who gets elected to Congress on Saturday matters little to the fifth-sixths of Louisiana residents who live outside of the 5th Congressional District. The same goes for about fifth-sixths of registered voters inside that district, given the very low turnout that is projected for the runoff in the special election. Beyond […]

Issue 954 (In Its Entirety)

Campbell Calls Out Democrats Seeks to rally public support for levee board suit With John Barry, the leading voice for the momentous coastal damage lawsuit against 97 oil companies, about to be replaced on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, familiar industry nemesis Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell of Elm Grove is taking a front […]

 JUMP TO:      HOUSE RACES       SENATE RACES House District 15 – Hoffman – Open  Ouachita Parish Police Juror Scotty Robinson, who is an insurance agent, is looking at the seat. House District 19 – Chaney – Open East Carroll Parish Police Jury President Lee Denny intends to be on the ballot, as does […]

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TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 121 – NOVEMBER 7, 2017

________________________ By Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com) & Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com)  November 7, 2017 — Issue No. 121 ________________________ In Other Parts of the Country… It’s Election Day! Well, not here in Louisiana. But in a handful of other states the action is hot and coming to a close. Actually, as this hits your email inbox, results […]

ISSUE 1,138

THE RUNDOWN:  Lobbying reports and disclosure forms are under the microscope… A few words about rural hospitals… More information surfaces about the budget group that’s meeting… Plus a quick look at the other policy assemblages at the Capitol… Medicaid contract debate added to Joint Budget agenda… Again… Duncan devotees are targeting Kennedy… Some blowback for […]

Back Home in the Banana Republic…

Here’s the latest buzz, condensed: — A few folks in New Orleans and some Democrats are warning that the race for treasurer could be tighter than many think, thanks to a disproportionate turnout in the Big Easy, which would in turn favor attorney Derrick Edwards. But the political oddsmakers, by and large, are still giving the […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 118 – OCTOBER 17, 2017

________________________ By Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com) & Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com)  October 17, 2017 — Issue No. 118 ________________________ An astounding 86.5 percent of Louisiana’s registered population didn’t vote during this past weekend’s statewide elections. The math is a little depressing, but it’s worth a spin on the abacus. It basically means that 400,000 voters collectively called […]