New Orleans Events – Friday, Dec. 9

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, Dec. 9.

 

 

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Friday, Dec. 9 – Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority meeting, 11:00 a.m.

Location: 307 Toler St., Harahan, LA.

www.coastal.la.gov

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Friday, Dec. 9 – President-elect Trump attends Louisiana GOP 'Get Out The Vote' rally in support of its candidates, including senatorial candidate John Kennedy, ahead of Saturday's runoff election, 12:00 p.m. Attendees include President-elect Donald Trump, Republicans Sens. Bill Cassidy and David Vitter and Reps. Ralph Abraham, Charles Boustany, John Fleming, Garret Graves, and Steve Scalise, and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser.

Location: Dow Chemical Co. corporate hangar, 3259 Harriet Quimby Ave, Baton Rouge, LA.

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Friday, Dec. 9 – New Orleans Redevelopment Authority Board of Commissioners Finance Committee meeting, 3:00 p.m.

Location: 1409 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans.

www.nola.gov/home

 

Friday, Dec. 9 – GOODFest, a music festival specifically created for live-streaming to inspire optimism and action, featuring five shows in five cities for five different causes, continues in New Orleans with ‘Humanity,’ supporting the Equality Justice Initiative for racial and economic justice. Performers include Gogol Bordello and Nick Zinner. Every GOODFest show is livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook Live, presented by GOOD and Pixel, a phone by Google

Location: Music Box, New Orleans.

http://goodfest.live

 

THIS WEEKEND

Saturday, Dec. 10 – Louisiana 3rd Congressional District Runoff Election: Republican Scott Angelle vs. Republican Clay Higgins. Louisiana uses a jungle Primary system, where all candidates appear on the ballot regardless of party affiliation. Out of 12 candidates, Angelle and Higgins received the most votes, but neither reached a 50% majority, meaning a runoff election was required

www.louisiana.gov

 

Saturday, Dec. 10 – Louisiana 4th Congressional District Runoff Election: Republican Mike Johnson vs. Democrat Marshall Jones. Louisiana uses a jungle Primary system, where all candidates appear on the ballot regardless of party affiliation. Out of eight candidates, Johnson and Jones received the most votes, but neither reached a 50% majority, meaning a runoff election was required.

www.louisiana.gov

 

Saturday, Dec. 10 – U.S. Senate election in Louisiana: Democrat Foster Campbell vs. Republican John Kennedy. Louisiana uses a jungle Primary system, where all candidates appear on the ballot regardless of party affiliation. Out of 24 candidates, Campbell and Kennedy received the most votes, but neither reached a 50% majority, meaning a runoff election was required.

www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting

 

 

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