Thursday, January 30, 2014

Last-minute debates before Saturday's election: Mayor and City Council District A

Posted By on Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 2:11 PM

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For those voters who may be undecided (or just didn't get enough of this Sneauxmageddon-interrupted election season): WWL-TV will be broadcasting a mayoral debate tonight between incumbent Mitch Landrieu and challengers Michael Bagneris and Danatus King. The station's Karen Swensen will moderate, and the panelists will be WWL-TV's Sally-Ann Roberts and Mike Hoss, as well as Stephanie Grace, columnist for The New Orleans Advocate.

The debate begins at 6 p.m. and will be repeated tomorrow night on WYES-TV at 10:30 p.m., as well as uploaded to WWLTV.com.

And the winter weather caused the cancellation of a couple of City Council forums, at least one of which has been rescheduled for the very last possible minute: Friday night. District A candidates will face off at 6 p.m. at St. Mary's Dominican High School (7701 Walmsley Ave. at Lowerline St.). The event is hosted by the Carrollton Area Network.

For more information on this year's races, read our profiles of the candidates and issues in the mayoral contest, the sheriff's race and the six City Council contests. Polls close Saturday night at 8 p.m. Gambit political editor Clancy DuBos will be on set at WWL-TV as the results come in, and Gambit reporters will be on Twitter reporting from various campaign parties and events around the city.


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