8 candidates officially enter EBR mayor-president race
BATON ROUGE - Friday marks the deadline for qualifying for East Baton Rouge's mayoral election.
As of July 24, eight candidates have qualified for the Nov. 3 election. The deadline to qualify for the election is Friday evening.
The candidates include:
-Current Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome (D)
-Metro Council Dist. 10 Councilwoman Tara Wicker (D)
-Metro Council Dist. 11 Councilman Matt Watson (R)
-State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle(D)
-Businessman Jordan Piazza (R)
-Attorney "E Eric" Guirard (I)
-Former State Rep. Steve Carter (R)
-Frank Smith III (R)
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