BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum on Sunday nudged rival Newt Gingrich to step aside, arguing a head-to-head contest between himself and Mitt Romney should "occur sooner rather than later." A defiant Gingrich predicted victories in Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Mississippi and called Romney the weakest... more »
Congressional primaries were held Saturday, but voters in three Acadiana parishes will have to recast their ballot in October. This, after none of the three candidates got 50% of the votes in the US Representative-3rd Congressional District race.
Voters in Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary were among 13... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Some of the cS Iaigns were heated but voter interest appeared light for congressional party primaries in Louisiana. Saturday's only statewide races were for the Senate. Incumbent David Vitter was considered the front-runner in the Republican primary; his likely challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, was the leader... more »
The latest poll released by Southern Media & Opinion Research, shows Secretary of State Jay Dardenne leading the Lieutenant Governor's race over musician Sammy Kershaw. But what does the current Lt. Governor have to say about the position that was almost eliminated? KATC caught up with Scott Angelle in Eunice... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - It's already time to vote in Louisiana. Early voting for Louisiana's Aug. 28 party primaries for congressional candidates begins Saturday. Secretary of State Jay Dardenne's office says registered voters who want to make their choice early can vote at any parish registrar of voters office.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House wants to return to an "open primary" system for congressional elections. The bill approved 72-26 by the House would do away with Democratic and Republican primaries and let all candidates for Congress run against each other, with the top two vote-getters advancing... more »