Election Day is right around the corner and today the League of Women Voters of Baton Rouge will host a debate between Lt. Governor Candidates Jay Dardenne and Caroline Fayard.
The event will take place at Drusilla Place. Doors open at 11:00 with registration and networking until Noon when... more »
BATON ROUGE - Today, Lt. Governor Scott Angelle responded to the announcement by U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar that the moratorium on deepwater drilling has been lifted by the Obama Administration.
“We have worked vigorously over the past four months urging our federal government to lift... more »
Jay Dardenne, GOP, advanced to runoff Lieutenant Governor, Louisiana.
Lieutenant Governor 3,226 of 3,877 Precincts Reporting
James "Jim" Crowley (D)
"Jay" Dardenne (R)
Kevin Davis (R)
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The latest campaign fundraising reports are due in the Louisiana lieutenant governor's race, offering a glimpse of who's got the edge a month before the election. The finance reports must be filed with the state ethics administration office by Thursday. Eight candidates are running in... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - President Barack Obama's continued moratorium on deepwater petroleum drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is an attempt to move the United States toward alternative energy at a high economic cost to southern Louisiana, the state's lieutenant governor says. During a hearing Tuesday before the state's two... more »
Baton Rouge, LA - Sammy Kershaw, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor, made his candidacy official today by qualifying at the Secretary of State's office in Baton Rouge.
"I am looking forward to this race and visiting with the people across this state to talk about my Real Plan for... more »
Press Release from Sammy Kershaw Campaign:
Sammy Kershaw, a Republican from Lafayette, announced today his candidacy for Lt. Governor of the state of Louisiana. Kershaw, known as one of country music’s greatest talents, has spent almost 25 years promoting the state of Louisiana throughout the world and is now... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The head of the state Republican Party announced Tuesday that he is running for lieutenant governor this fall. Louisiana Republican Party Chairman Roger Villere said he was launching a campaign focused on economic development, tourism promotion and conservative values. "We need strong, principled leaders who... more »