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The candidates running for mayor of Monroe faced off at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce / KEDM Meet The Candidates Forum. The event was held on February 10 at the Monroe Convention Center. A standing room only crowd was in attendance and the event was aired on 90.3 KEDM Public Radio. 

A second Candidate Forum for candidates who have qualified for Monroe City Council seats will be held on Monday, February 17 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center.

The forums are free and open to the public and media.

KEDM & Monroe Chamber Host Candidate Forum

Feb 7, 2020
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KEDM Public Radio and the Monroe Chamber will host a Candidate Forum for the City of Monroe mayoral candidates on Monday.

The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center.

The candidates will be given an opportunity to make introductory remarks and asked questions by forum moderator Cory Crowe.

Each candidate will also have the opportunity to make brief closing remarks.

Cory Crowe / KEDM Public Radio

President Donald Trump worked up a sweat in a steamy Louisiana arena Wednesday night as he attempted to boost Republican businessman Eddie Rispone's effort to unseat incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards in the nation's last governor's race of the year.

 "It may be 120 degrees in this room," Trump told the crowd at the end of a rally in the northeastern Louisiana city of Monroe. 

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ quest for a second term as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters in his crimson state denied him a primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election.

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Senate candidates visited the University of Louisiana Monroe on Thursday night for the first of three KEDM political forums.  Stewart Cathey, Jr. and Wade Bishop spoke with forum moderator Cory Crowe.

The forums are an opportunity for residents, business and community leaders to learn more about the candidates. Forums are broadcast live on 90.3 KEDM Public Radio, KEDM.org and Facebook Live; and archived at KEDM.org. 

Saturday, March 30 is Election Day . Locally, resident in District 17 will chose between Rodney McFarland and Pat Moore for State Representative. For the special general, there are three candidate runoffs in state representative districts 17, 18 and 62 in seven parishes. There are 42 candidate races and 33 propositions in 30 parishes for the municipal primary.

 

 

·         Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Anyone in line at 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

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What Your Vote Means for Louisiana Amendments

Nov 1, 2018
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Louisiana residents vote on six amendments and the Louisiana Fantasy Sports Contests Act November 6.

The amendments tackle the following issues:

Advertising money and advocacy have drawn the attention of Louisiana voters to Amendment 2, a proposal to require unanimous jury verdicts for all felony convictions. But there are six constitutional amendments in all to consider on the Nov. 6 ballot. Here are the others.

AMENDMENT 1

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