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  • Michael Williams is Not Dead

    Michael Williams is Not Dead

    One Lafayette voter, was turned away from the polls not because he wasn't registered to vote. He was denied his vote because, according to his voter precinct, he was deceased. News 10's Hope Ford hasMore >>
    One Lafayette voter, was turned away from the polls not because he wasn't registered to vote , but because according to his voter precinct, he was deceased.More >>
  • Louisiana Voter Turnout

    Louisiana Voter Turnout

    Nearly two million voters took part in 2012 Presidential Election here in Louisiana. Here in Acadiana, voters stood in line for nearly 2 hours. Lines began forming early Tuesday morning. More than 300,000More >>
    Nearly two million voters took part in 2012 Presidential Election here in Louisiana. Here in Acadiana, voters stood in line for nearly 2 hours. Lines began forming early Tuesday morning. More than 300,000 voters showed up at the polls in Acadiana alone. More >>
  • Jindal: Obama re-election won't change path in La.

    Jindal: Obama re-election won't change path in La.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is congratulating President Barack Obama for his re-election victory, while saying that won't change his course in Louisiana. Jindal issued a statementMore >>
    Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is congratulating President Barack Obama for his re-election victory, while saying that won't change his course in Louisiana.More >>
  • Campaigns Continue Until December in Louisiana

    Campaigns Continue Until December in Louisiana

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - As the nation shifts from election debates to governing discussions, the campaign season hasn't wrapped up in Louisiana. Several races around the state are headed into a Dec. 8More >>
    As the nation shifts from election debates to governing discussions, the campaign season hasn't wrapped up in Louisiana. Several races around the state are headed into a Dec. 8 runoff after this week's election.More >>
  • VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE TODAY FOR DEC. 8TH ELECTION

    VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE TODAY FOR DEC. 8TH ELECTION

    Baton Rouge, LA - Secretary of State Tom Schedler is reminding Louisianians that the deadline to register to vote in the December 8th Open General/Congressional Election is today, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH.More >>
    Secretary of State Tom Schedler is reminding Louisianians that the deadline to register to vote in the December 8th Open General/Congressional Election is today, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH.More >>
  • Pictures at the Voting Both

    Pictures at the Voting Both

    You've probably seen them in Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter..Pictures taken inside a polling station and folks posing with their ballot. But if you snapped a photo of your ballot on Election Day you mayMore >>
    If you snapped a photo of your ballot on Election Day you may have broken the law.More >>
  • Four More Years

    Four More Years

    Four years after a historic victory driven by lofty promises of hope and change, a battle-hardened President Obama will win re-election with a very different message: We've made progress, but there's stillMore >>
    House projected to remain with Republicans and Senate to stay with Democrats after $6 billion, status quo election.More >>
  • Barack Obama Re-Elected

    Barack Obama Re-Elected

    CBS News Has Announced Barack Obama has been Reelected PresidentMore >>
    CBS News has projected Barack Obama as the winner of the election for President of the United States.More >>
  • Louisiana Secretary of State

    Louisiana Secretary of State

    Louisiana Secretary of State

    RESULTS AND STATISTICS provided by the Louisiana Secretary of Sate Graphical Election Results Election results may be viewed for federal, state and local elections. This site includes statistics, dynamicMore >>
    See the election results from the Louisiana Secretary of State.More >>
  • Angelle takes Public Service Commission

    Angelle takes Public Service Commission

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former Jindal administration official Scott Angelle has won an open seat on Louisiana's utility regulatory agency, the Public Service Commission. He took more than half the voteMore >>
    Former Jindal administration official Scott Angelle has won an open seat on Louisiana's utility regulatory agency, the Public Service Commission.More >>
  • Students Unable to Vote

    Students Unable to Vote

    Some students who attend the South Louisiana Community College in New Iberia were unable to vote Tuesday, due to missing applications. Christine Peyton, SLCC public relations official, said the StudentMore >>
    Some students who attend the South Louisiana Community College in New Iberia were unable to vote Tuesday, due to missing applications.More >>
  • Boustany/Landry December Runoff

    Boustany/Landry Battle Headed to December Runoff

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The hard-fought struggle between Republican U.S. Reps. Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry will continue for another month. Boustany and Landry will face off in a Dec. 8 runoff, afterMore >>
    The hard-fought struggle between Republican U.S. Reps. Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry will continue for another month.More >>
  • Social Media Campaigns

    Social Media Campaigns

    For this year's election, social media proved to be a major player for campaigns. On the presidential and state level, Facebook, Twitter and Google were flooded with campaign info. Everything from whereMore >>
    For this year's election, social media proved to be a major player for campaigns. On the presidential and state level, Facebook, Twitter and Google were flooded with campaign info. More >>
  • What Voting Means To You

    What Voting Means To You

    On Election Day, Americans took time to vote, and to explain why this ritual means so much to them. At polling places and in luncheonettes, in the storm-battered New York metro area and a California cityMore >>
    On Election Day, Americans took time to vote, and to explain why this ritual means so much to them. At polling places and in luncheonettes, in the storm-battered New York metro area and a California city hobbled by foreclosure, in precincts large and small, they celebrated democracy - and the end of a long and bitter campaign. More >>
  • After Final Push, Election Day Here

    After Final Push, Election Day Here

    It's all over but the voting. Following an exhausting home stretch sprint through the battleground states, President Obama and Mitt Romney will be mostly on the sidelines Tuesday as millions of AmericansMore >>
    Obama, Romney prepare to watch returns roll in as voters head to polls; Both sides project confidenceMore >>
  • Election Basics: Need to Know

    Election Basics: Need to Know

    The race to the White House begins bright and early tomorrow morning around the country. And while early voting numbers were promising for Lafayette Parish, officials expect many will hit the polls tomorrow.More >>
    While early voting numbers were promising for Lafayette Parish, officials expect many will hit the polls tomorrow. Here are some tips to keep in mind for Election Day. More >>
  • Americans Face Prospect of Status Quo Congress

    Americans Face Prospect of Status Quo Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A barrage of negative ads, more than $2 billion in spending and endless campaign stops all come down to this: Americans likely will get the same divided Congress they've been rantingMore >>
    Americans likely will get the same divided Congress they've been ranting about for two years.More >>
  • One Day Out: Obama and Romney Race to the Finish

    One Day Out: Obama and Romney Race to the Finish

    After nearly $2 billion in spending, scores of attacks and counterattacks, hundreds of campaign stops and more ads than most anyone could count, the 2012 presidential race is finally - and many would sayMore >>
    Nearing the finish line, presidential candidates make final push in battleground states for a last-minute boost.More >>
  • Gov. Jindal Hitting the Romney Campaign Trail

    Gov. Jindal Hitting the Romney Campaign Trail

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is back on the campaign trail for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney this weekend. Jindal's office said the Louisiana governor traveled to Ohio onMore >>
    Gov. Bobby Jindal is back on the campaign trail for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney this weekend.More >>
  • New Orleans Bridge Toll Vote

    New Orleans Bridge Toll Vote

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Commuters who traverse the Crescent City Connection bridge into New Orleans may soon no longer have to deal with the cost and inconvenience of bridge tolls, unless voters decide to keepMore >>
    Commuters who traverse the Crescent City Connection bridge into New Orleans may soon no longer have to deal with the cost and inconvenience of bridge tolls, unless voters decide to keep the tolls in place in a Nov. 6 vote.More >>
  • Most of Congress Coming Back Despite Low Approval

    Most of Congress Coming Back Despite Low Approval

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans rail about Congress, giving low marks to the bitterly divided legislature. Yet next week, when the votes are counted, the nation is poised to resoundingly rehire a big majorityMore >>
    Americans rail about Congress, giving low marks to the bitterly divided legislature. Yet next week, when the votes are countedMore >>
  • Voter ID Laws

    Voter ID Laws

    Courts may have held back tough new voter ID laws in some states, but the rival campaigns are still debating the impact of changing rules. Laws mandating government photo ID remain on the books in NewMore >>
    Courts may have held back tough new voter ID laws in some states, but the rival campaigns are still debating the impact of changing rules.More >>
  • Former Gov. Foster Backs Gun Amendment

    Former Gov. Foster Backs Gun Amendment

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former Gov. Mike Foster is featured in an NRA radio ad supporting a constitutional amendment that would set a tougher standard for restricting weapons use and remove a provisionMore >>
    Former Gov. Mike Foster is featured in an NRA radio ad supporting a constitutional amendment that would set a tougher standard for restricting weapons use and remove a provision that spells out legislative authority to limit concealed handguns.More >>
  • 3rd Congressional District Debate

    3rd Congressional District Debate

    "I'm Jeremy Lawrence, I'll be your moderator and we're going to be going over questions you have submitted." Debate moderator Jeremy Lawrence is ready to ask Congressman Charles Boustany and Jeff LandryMore >>
    The highly anticipated political debate between congressional candidates Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry takes place at  KPEL's radio studio tonight. Clik here for a live link.More >>
  • Early Voting Numbers

    Early Voting Numbers

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - More than 340,000 people voted early for the Nov. 6 election when the weeklong period to cast ballots before Election Day wrapped up. That's nearly 12 percent of Louisiana's 2.9More >>
    More than 340,000 people voted early for the Nov. 6 election when the weeklong period to cast ballots before Election Day wrapped up.More >>
  • Top Donors In 2012 Presidential Campaign

    Top Donors In 2012 Presidential Campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chicago is President Barack Obama's kind of town when it comes to top-dollar campaign donations. Windy City media baron Fred Eychaner was a leading Obama donor during the 2008 campaignMore >>
    Windy City media baron Fred Eychaner was a leading Obama donor during the 2008 campaign and has raised more money for the president's re-election campaign this election season than any other Democratic donor. Republicans hit the jackpot with casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. Worth an estimated $25 billion, Adelson has donated $44.2 million so far to aid Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and organizations supporting Romney this election.More >>
  • Constitutional Amendments Explained

    Constitutional Amendments Explained

    Click here for full descriptions 1. MEDICAID TRUST FUND FOR THE ELDERLY PROPOSED CHANGE: The proposed amendment would add the Medical Trust Fund for the Elderly to the list of funds protected in theMore >>
    Be an informed voter. There are 10 Louisiana Constitutional Amendments on the November 6th ballot. You can read summaries and print full descriptions here. More >>
  • Supreme Court Voting Rights

    Supreme Court Voting Rights

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Three years ago, the Supreme Court warned there could be constitutional problems with a landmark civil rights law that has opened voting booths to millions of African-Americans. Now,More >>
    Three years ago, the Supreme Court warned there could be constitutional problems with a landmark civil rights law that has opened voting booths to millions of African-Americans.More >>
  • Presidential Polls

    Presidential Polls

    With just over a week to go until Election Day, the latest poll shows an even tighter race in one key battleground state. A new CNN/ORC International survey shows President Obama with a four-point edgeMore >>
    With just over a week to go until Election Day, the latest poll shows an even tighter race in one key battleground state.More >>
  • Presidential Election to Pass $2B Fundraising Mark

    Presidential Election to Pass $2B Fundraising Mark

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The 2012 presidential contest is expected to cross the $2 billion fundraising mark Thursday. Donations supporting the candidacies of President Barack Obama and Republican challengerMore >>
    The 2012 presidential contest is expected to cross the $2 billion fundraising mark Thursday.More >>
  • Jindal on the road in Iowa

    Jindal on the road in Iowa

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is on the road again for Republican candidates and groups. Jindal's office said the Louisiana governor traveled to Iowa on Wednesday for a Mitt Romney presidentialMore >>
    Gov. Bobby Jindal is on the road again for Republican candidates and groups.More >>
  • Early Voting Begins

    Early Voting Begins

    With weeks until the November elections, early voting kicks off in Louisiana Tuesday, with polls opening bright and early at 8:30 AM. Registered voters can beat the crowds on Election Day and cast theirMore >>
    With weeks until the November elections, early voting kicks off in Louisiana Tuesday, with polls opening bright and early at 8:30 AM. Registered voters can beat the crowds on Election Day and cast their ballots until the 30th.More >>
  • Poll: Obama's lead narrows in Ohio

    Poll: Obama's lead narrows in critical swing state of Ohio

    By Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto, Fred Backus and Steve Chaggaris President Obama is holding on to a five-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Ohio, but that margin has beenMore >>
    In a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll, the president's lead over Mitt Romney in Ohio is cut in half from last month.More >>
  • Obama Health Care Law a Flashpoint in 3rd District

    Obama Health Care Law a Flashpoint in 3rd District

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany has voted to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul more than 30 times in Congress. That hasn't stopped his congressional race opponent,More >>
    U.S. Rep. Boustany has voted to repeal President Obama's health care overhaul more than 30 times in Congress. That hasn't stopped U.S. Rep. Landry, from attacking Boustany as a supporter of the law known as Obamacare.More >>
  • Can Romney Get the Legislative Ball Rolling?

    Can Romney Get the Legislative Ball Rolling?

    President Obama recently conceded that his 2008 vow to "get us out of his polarizing debate... and actually get things done" may have been a bit "naive" considering the current level of gridlock cagingMore >>
    Mitt Romney has asserted his own promise to end to the political gridlock on Capitol Hill. Much like President Obama did in 2008. Can he do it?More >>
  • Lafayette School Tax Renewal on Nov. 6 Ballot

    Lafayette School Tax Renewal on Nov. 6 Ballot

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 10-year property tax millage that accounts for about 11 percent of the Lafayette Parish school system's general fund budget is up for renewal on Nov. 6. Superintendent Pat CooperMore >>
    A 10-year property tax millage that accounts for about 11 percent of the Lafayette Parish school system's general fund budget is up for renewal on Nov. 6.More >>
  • Poll: Obama Edges Romney in Second Debate

    Poll: Obama Edges Romney in Second Debate

    Analysis by Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto, Fred Backus and Lindsey Boerma President Obama edged Mitt Romney for a win in the second presidential debate Tuesday night, 37 percent ofMore >>
    President Obama edged Mitt Romney for a win in the second presidential debate Tuesday night, 37 percent of uncommitted voters said in a CBS News instant poll.More >>
  • Obama Bets Big on Economic Perceptions

    Obama Bets Big on Economic Perceptions

    Is President Obama running on the economy rather than running away from it? For months, the Obama campaign never let more than a second elapse between a boast about the economy's progress and a declarationMore >>
    On the eve of the second debate, president is wagering that voters think things are looking upMore >>
  • On Eve of second Debate, Romney on the Rise

    On Eve of second Debate, Romney on the Rise

    In a series of new polls out this morning, Mitt Romney's ratings have risen since his performance in the first presidential debate. In a Washington Post/ABC News poll, 62 percent of Romney supportersMore >>
    In, three new national polls, Mitt Romney and President Obama are statistically tiedMore >>
  • Debate Canceled in 3rd District Congressional Race

    Debate Canceled in 3rd District Congressional Race

    The debate originally scheduled at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, between U.S. Reps. Charles Boustany Jr., R-Lafayette, and Jeff Landry, R-New Iberia, has been indefinitely postponed. Originally, the meetingMore >>
    The only debate planned between the two Louisiana congressmen running against each other for re-election has been canceled.More >>
  • Poll: Romney edges Obama in Colo., narrows gap in Wis.

    Poll: Romney edges Obama in Colo., narrows gap in Wis.

    On the heels of last week's presidential debate, Mitt Romney has emerged with a one-point edge over President Obama in Colorado and has cut the president's lead in half in Wisconsin, according to a newMore >>
    On the heels of last week's presidential debate, Mitt Romney has emerged with a one-point edge over President Obama in Colorado and has cut the president's lead in half in Wisconsin, according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times poll.More >>
  • Over Two Million Registered La. Voters

    Over Two Million Registered La. Voters

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Preliminary statewide voter registration totals show that at least 2.92 million Louisianians will be eligible to vote Nov. 6 when the race for U.S. president tops the ballot. ElectionMore >>
    Preliminary statewide voter registration totals show that at least 2.92 million Louisianians will be eligible to vote Nov. 6 when the race for U.S. president tops the ballot.More >>
  • Jindal Stumping for Romney in Virginia

    Jindal Stumping for Romney in Virginia

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will have two governors campaigning for him in Virginia. Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and La. Gov. Bobby Jindal will make a series of appearancesMore >>
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will have two governors campaigning for him in Virginia. Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and La. Gov. Bobby Jindal will make a series of appearances on behalf of Romney on Wednesday.More >>
  • Nielsen: 67M Viewers for 1st Presidential Debate

    Nielsen: 67M Viewers for 1st Presidential Debate

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Nielsen ratings company says an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, the largest TV audience for a presidentialMore >>
    An estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt RomneyMore >>
  • Proposed State Amendment 4 Preview

    Proposed State Amendment 4 Preview

    State Amendment 4 is for Property tax exemptions for spouses of certain disabled veterans the proposed amendment tweaks the language of the 2010 amendment. In 2010, an amendment to the constitution allowedMore >>
    State Amendment 4 is for Property tax exemptions for spouses of certain disabled veterans. The proposed amendment tweaks the language of the 2010 amendment. More >>
  • Proposed State Amendment 2Preview

    Proposed State Amendment 2Preview

    Amendment number two calls for strict scrutiny standard for gun laws. The amendment says the right to possess a weapon is a fundamental right in Louisiana and any restriction must pass a "strict scrutiny"More >>
    Amendment number two calls for strict scrutiny standard for gun laws. The amendment says the right to possess a weapon is a fundamental right in Louisiana and any restriction must pass a "strict scrutiny" judicial review.More >>
  • Unopposed Acadiana Races

    Unopposed Acadiana Races

    November 2012 Unopposed Races Acadia Parish No Races Evangeline Parish Judge, Court of Appeal 3rd Circuit, 3rd Dist., Elec. Sec. 1C John Saunders – D Aldermen Village of Pine Prairie TammyMore >>
    There are several candidates who are running unopposed in the 2012 November election. Click her for a parish by parish list. More >>
  • Proposed State Amendment 1Preview

    Proposed State Amendment 1Preview

    The November election is just a little over a month away and there are several constitutional amendments on the ballot, Medicaid fund, gun rights and retirement legislation top the list of Louisiana'sMore >>
    Amendment one; the proposed change in The Medicaid Trust Fund would prohibit the legislature or Governor from taking money from the Medicaid trust fund in order to help bal­ance the state's operating budget.More >>
  • Campaign Cash from Utilities at Issue in PSC Race

    Campaign Cash from Utilities at Issue in PSC Race

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The two best-funded candidates for an open seat on the state's utility regulatory agency say they will continue to take campaign contributions from companies they would regulate. RepublicanMore >>
    The two best-funded candidates for an open seat on the state's utility regulatory agency say they will continue to take campaign contributions from companies they would regulate.More >>
  • State Readies Paper Ballots to Avoid Foul-Ups

    State Readies Paper Ballots to Avoid Foul-Ups

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Due to an explosion of split precincts in the wake of the redrawing of election districts, the state is preparing to use paper ballots on an emergency basis in the upcoming fallMore >>
    Due to an explosion of split precincts in the wake of the redrawing of election districts, the state is preparing to use paper ballots on an emergency basis in the upcoming fall elections in which the presidential race is the top contest. More >>
  • The Race for the Mayor of Rayne

    The Race for the Mayor of Rayne

    Wednesday's candidate forum in Crowley featured those in the race for the 3rd Congressional district but Acadia residents also heard from candidates running for the Mayor of Rayne. Three people are vyingMore >>
    Acadia residents heard from candidates running for the Mayor of Rayne on Wednesday.More >>
  • Voting Registration Deadline Approaching

    Voting Registration Deadline Approaching

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana residents have until Oct. 9 to register to vote for the November election that includes presidential, congressional and local races. Secretary of State Tom Schedler saysMore >>
    Louisiana residents have until Oct. 9 to register to vote for the November election that includes presidential, congressional and local races.More >>
  • Third Congressional District Q&A

    Third Congressional District Q&A

    Voters in Louisiana's Third Congressional District will have an opportunity to see all five candidates in the same room Wednesday night in Crowley. Both incumbent candidates, Congressmen Jeff Landry andMore >>
    Voters in Louisiana's Third Congressional District will have an opportunity to see all five candidates in the same room Wednesday night in Crowley. The candidate forum begins at 6:00PM at the historic Grand Opera House of the South.More >>
  • Interim Grand Coteau Mayor Selected

    Interim Grand Coteau Mayor Selected

    Grand Coteau Mayor Henry Pierre passed away. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.More >>
    The town of Grand Coteau is moving on. Their mayor died of cancer last week. His wife will take his place as interim mayor. Town Aldermen took two days to finalize the vote.
    More >>
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