Sign-up ends for Louisiana's March 5 presidential primary
BATON ROUGE - Fourteen Republicans and 10 Democrats have signed up to compete for Louisiana's eight electoral votes in the March 5 presidential primary.
Qualifying for the primary ballot ended Friday. Candidates either sent a representative to qualify them by proxy or mailed their paperwork into the Secretary of State's office.
Democrats signing up included Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders, Steve Burke, Rocky De La Fuente, Henry Hewes, Keith Judd, Michael Steinberg, Willie Wilson and John Wolfe.
Republicans who qualified for the ballot were Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, Donald Trump, Tim Cook and Peter Messina.
Not in Louisiana's March primary is Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has ended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Capital area prepares for St. Patrick's Day Parade
Student, worker arrested after fist fight between at local high school
Police: Man shot by deputy was having 'psychotic break', linked to nearby...
Video shows fist fight between student, worker at local high school
Visitation for fallen officer Chris Lawton