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Governor endorses EBR Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome ahead of fall election

3 years 6 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, September 23 2020 Sep 23, 2020 September 23, 2020 2:18 PM September 23, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

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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