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Chris Miller
November 18, 2017 - 9:16 pm
Cyndi Nguyen has unseated James Gray for the New Orleans City Council District E seat, WWL-TV is predicting. It's the second instance of an incumbent being turned out this election. Kristin Gisleson Palmer defeated Nadine Ramsey for the District C seat in the primary. WWL-TV PROJECTION: Cyndi...
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Chris Miller
November 18, 2017 - 8:39 pm
LaToya Cantrell is the winner of the runoff election for Mayor of New Orleans. Click here to listen to Cantrell's victory speech. WWL-TV PROJECTION: LaToya Cantrell to be elected New Orleans Mayor pic.twitter.com/oOS7DzoJaA — WWL-TV (@WWLTV) November 19, 2017 Congrats to the mayor-elect @...
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November 18, 2017 - 4:45 pm
By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Two people were on the ballot in a New Orleans runoff election Saturday, but one outcome was certain: the winner would be New Orleans' first female mayor. City Council member Latoya Cantrell and former municipal Judge Desiree Charbonnet were the...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:44 am
(WWL.com) -- The election for the New Orleans mayoral race is tomorrow and polls show Democratic councilwoman LaToya Cantrell beating fellow Democrat and former judge Desiree Charbonnet by a landslide. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos says Charbonnet has raised nearly twice as much money as her...
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Chris Miller
November 16, 2017 - 11:07 am
A poll taken by Tulane University finds LaToya Cantrell leading Desiree Charbonnet 50 percent to 30 percent. Nearly 20 percent of those surveyed were undecided. Tulane associate professors of political science J. Celeste Lay and Mirya Holman surveyed 483 New Orleans residents who say they plan to...
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Chris Miller
November 15, 2017 - 2:58 pm
Steve Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House, is backing Desiree Charbonnet in the New Orleans mayoral runoff with a robo-call to area voters, The New Orleans Advocate reports. The publication reports that in the call, Scalise says he has spoken to Charbonnet and supports her plan...
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David Blake
November 13, 2017 - 12:25 pm
The latest poll on the New Orleans Mayors race is out. The numbers look good for LaToya Cantrell. The survey taken by UNO pollster Ed Chervenak shows Cantrell continues to hang on to a double-digit lead over Desiree Charbonnet. ''We're talking 46 percent to 35 percent, with about 19 percent still...
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