Qualifying slated for March 2 special election
BATON ROUGE - Qualifying begins Wednesday for the March 2 special election to elect two state representatives, one from Central and another from Metairie.
Qualifying continues until Friday at 5 p.m.
The special elections, which will have April 6 runoffs if necessary, will replace state Reps. Clif Richardson, R-Central, who retired for health reasons, and Tony Ligi, R-Metairie, who resigned to take another job.
Early voting for the March 2 primary election is Feb. 16 to 23, except Sunday, Feb. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.