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  • Petition filed to recall Gonzales councilman

    September 23, 2014 1:21 PM

    GONZALES- Councilman Gary Lacombe will face a recall election in December after organizers gathered 2,281 signatures to make the city leader fight for his job on the ballot. Lacombe is one of two councilmen, including Timothy Vessel, targeted by a group called Save Gonzales because of their votes against... more »
  • Petition filed to recall Sorrento council member

    November 20, 2013 11:31 AM

    SORRENTO - The Secretary of State's Office said a petition was filed Wednesday morning to recall a member of Sorrento's Town Council. The petition targeted Randy Anny, who served as Mayor Pro Tem and ran the town while former mayor Wilson Longanecker Jr. was absent with medical problems. It... more »
  • Announcement today on Port Allen mayoral recall

    September 9, 2013 11:53 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Election officials said they'll have an announcement Monday afternoon about the recently-submitted petition to recall Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter. Organizers of the petition turned in their collected signatures last week to the Registrar of Voters in West Baton Rouge Parish. It was the first time... more »
  • Recall petition filed against Port Allen council member

    September 4, 2013 11:13 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Citizens of Port Allen filed a petition to recall a member of the city council today, one day after signatures to recall the city's mayor were filed with the state. Today's petition seeks the recall of R. J. Loupe, an at-large council member who also served... more »
  • Councilman signs recall petition after workers quit Play Video

    August 26, 2013 4:23 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Three days after two longtime Port Allen City employees called it quits, elected officials are beginning to sign the recall petition against Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter. Administrative Assistant Melita Rasberry and Payroll Clerk Robin Ackerman walked off their jobs Friday. Since April, five employees have... more »
  • Recall petition filed against Port Allen's mayor

    June 7, 2013 2:40 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A recall petition has been filed against Port Allen Mayor "Deedy" Slaughter with the Secretary of State's Office. The petition was filed by Deloris Kibby and Millie Jackson. John Michael Lockhart, one of the recall organizers, said they are hoping to get a recall election on the Oct.... more »
  • Efforts made to recall St. Tammany Parish Coroner

    March 26, 2013 11:38 AM

    COVINGTON - A St. Tammany Parish citizens' group has voted to launch a recall drive against Coroner Peter Galvan, whose spending habits and operations are under investigation. The Times-Picayune reports the leadership of Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany Parish decided Monday to undertake the recall, which requires that they gather... more »
  • Recall organizers fined $500 each by ethics board

    November 16, 2012 12:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Calcasieu Parish teachers who led failed recall efforts against Gov. Bobby Jindal and House Speaker Chuck Kleckley have been fined $500 each for failing to file campaign finance reports on time. Angie Bonvillian and Brenda Romero missed a deadline to file a report 45 days after... more »
  • Recall petition filed against Gov. Jindal

    December 15, 2010 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A recall petition has been filed against Gov. Bobby Jindal by a couple from Opelousas. Ronnie Ray Ceasar says he is trying to get the governor recalled because he's unhappy with budget cuts that have stripped millions from higher education and health care. Ceasar also calls Jindal... more »
  • 3rd Circuit invalidates Forest Hill mayor recall

    March 12, 2010 5:52 AM

    A recall election for Forest Hill Mayor Marcia Young scheduled for May 1 has been called off. The state 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a March 3 state court ruling, which had declared the recall petition valid. Young appealed the ruling arguing the petition was invalid because it contained... more »

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