Early voting opens Saturday for upcoming Louisiana election
BATON ROUGE- Early voting starts Saturday for Louisiana's Oct. 14 election, with the race to fill the vacant state treasurer's job at the top of the ballot.
Voters also will sift through three proposals to change the Louisiana Constitution, and New Orleans ballot-casters will pick a new mayor.
In the special election for treasurer, the top three GOP contenders are: Angele Davis, ex-state budget administrator for Govs. Mike Foster and Bobby Jindal, state Sen. Neil Riser and former state Rep. John Schroder. The lone Democrat is New Orleans-area lawyer Derrick Edwards.
The early voting period continues through Oct. 7, running daily from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on Sunday, at local parish registrar of voters' offices and other locations. The secretary of state has a complete list of sites online.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Battle to better protect witnesses moves forward in East Baton Rouge
Another bridge closure in northern EBR concerning residents
Dangerous calls prompt fire departments to seek bullet-proof vests
Crews respond to two-story house fire in Denham Springs suburb
WATCH: Accidental 911 call leads to dance-off between deputy, kid