Governor endorses EBR Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome ahead of fall election
BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards has endorsed incumbent Sharon Weston Broome in Baton Rouge's upcoming mayoral election.
The governor made the announcement during a joint press conference Wednesday.
State representative and mayoral candidate C. Denise Marcelle released a statement a short while later responding to the endorsement.
The election is scheduled for Nov. 3.
The mayoral candidates are as follows.
-Current Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome (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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