New Orleans Mayor's Race

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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David Blake
November 10, 2017 - 2:05 pm
Saturday is the last day to early vote for the November 18 election and the mayor's race in New Orleans continues to be the biggest calling card for voters. Pollster and UNO professor Ed Chervenak will release a new poll on the mayor's race on Monday and without giving away any details on his poll...
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David Blake
July 17, 2017 - 1:08 pm
It's never too soon to start making political predictions in New Orleans. When it comes to the race for mayor, there is already speculation that we might see the first woman elected to hold the top office in New Orleans. UNO pollster Dr. Ed Chervenak says Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell and former...
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Chris Miller
July 14, 2017 - 11:57 am
New Orleans businessman Sidney D. Torres IV has made it official: he's not running for mayor. He posted the announcement shortly before noon on his Facebook page. Torres said he will, however, remain active in politics. "Even though I won't be a candidate for mayor, I won't be silent in choosing...
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Jim Hanzo
July 14, 2017 - 11:02 am
Qualifying for the New Orleans Mayoral race will wrap up this afternoon. And the list of candidates has grown with a number of those qualifying today. And who has an early lead in the polls? If you look at the polls, you probably have Latoya Cantrell, who is first among equals," political analyst...
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Chris Miller
July 14, 2017 - 8:54 am
WVUE-TV says it mistakenly ran a paid announcement from Sidney D. Torres IV in which the entrepreneur said he had decided against running for mayor. The Fox affiliate says it ran that ad twice in the 7:00 a.m. hour. Torres told WWL First News this week that he recorded two versions -- one in which...
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Chris Miller
July 14, 2017 - 8:22 am
Sidney Torres IV says he's not running for mayor, according to WVUE-TV. The Fox affiliate says Torres ran a paid announcement this morning announcing his decision. Torres said this week that his head and his hear were telling him to run, but in his gut, he hadn't yet made the decision. "I want to...
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