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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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