Louisiana Politics

EBR School Board District 8 candidate still in high spirits after loss

"I mean I'm okay either way the cut goes. For me, this is something that I wanted to do. It's been a real experience to be in the campaign-mode," said EBR District 8 Candidate Joan Wallyn.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards ready for December run-off

"Give my thanks to the people of this district and assure them that I have young enough to go and old enough to know and they're going to see some action from Edwin Edwards when he gets to congress in January," said Former Governo

EBR School Board District 5 incumbents ready for run-off

"We need to first of all, look at where we've been and get a game plan of where we want to go in the upcoming year, and take a look at the strategic plan and see where we are and look at some of the things that people in the district h

Landrieu, Cassidy headed to run election off in Senate race

Senator Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy are heading to a run-off election on December 6, 2014. Landrieu won 42% of the vote with 618,840 votes, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

CNN projects runoff election in Louisiana's Senate race

The race for the Louisiana U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu will go to a two-candidate runoff next month, according to a CNN projection.

Democrat senate hopeful Mary Landrieu casts her vote

Louisiana senator Mary Landrieu voted this morning in New Orleans... as she seeks a fourth term in office. And it may not be the final ballot the democrat casts in this election.

Patience requested from voters on Election Day

Voters have waited a long time for the 2014 Midterm election because there are so many important issues and races to decide. But they should be prepared to wait a little more on Election Day.

Walter Monsour resigns from head of EBR Redevelopment Authority

Walter Monsour, the President and CEO of the East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authoritiy, says he will resign on November 30, 2014.

14 constitutional amendments will appear on Tuesday's Louisiana ballot

When you vote on November 4, 2014, you'll have to decide on the fate of 14 proposed amendments to Louisiana's constitution. These are proposals that were approved during the 2013 and 2014 Louisiana Legislative Sessions. 

NBC33 profiles the Senate candidates: Rep. Bill Cassidy

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

NBC33 profiles the Senate candidates: Sen. Mary Landrieu

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

NBC33 profiles the Senate candidates: Col. Rob Maness

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

State Troopers to stop patrolling French Quarter after 4 month deployment

After four months of helping the NOPD patrol the streets of the French Quarter, State Police are preparing to move out. A redeployment extension for troopers ends this weekend.

Governor Jindal, DHH ban new synthetic marijuana compound

Gov. Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called "MAB-CHMINACA" today.