Posted: Jun 13, 2012 8:23 AM by AP
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden says he will run for a third term.
The Advocate reports Holden made his announcement Tuesday before an audience of about 100 supporters.
In his hour-long remarks, Holden highlighted his accomplishments during the past 71/2 years and outlined his priorities for his final term.
Holden stressed to the audience that crime continues to be his top priority, while reminding them that statistically, violent crime is down from recent years.