Doug Welborn Expects Large Turnout for Nov. 6 Electin

Doug Welborn Expects Large Turnout for Nov. 6 Electin

EBR Clerk of Court Doug Welborn Says Early Voting Scheduled for Oct. 23 to 30

BATON ROUGE — A large turnout is expected Nov. 6, as voters surge to the polls to vote for President and Vice President, Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish, and Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme.

But parish Clerk of Court Doug Welborn says his office is ready for the challenge.  Welborn spoke and answered questions at the Ronald Reagan Newsmaker Luncheon at Café Américain on Jefferson Hwy.

Welborn said Early Voting will begin Oct. 23 and continue through Oct. 30 at the Clerk of Court’s office downtown, on Coursey Boulevard, and in Baker.  Early Voting will also be held at the Secretary of State’s office on Essen.

Voters in East Baton Rouge Parish will face the following choices for President:

• Barack Obama, Democrat

• Mitt Romney, Republican

• Virgil Goode, Constitution

• Jerry White, Socialist

• Jill Stein, Green Party

• Rocky Anderson, Justice

• James Harris, Socialist Workers

• Gary Johnson, Libertarian

• Jack Fellure, Prohibition

• Samm Tittle, We the People

• Peta Lindsay, Socialism and Liberation Party.

In the race for Congress from the 6th Congressional District, voters will choose among:

• Bill Cassidy, Republican

• Rufus Craig, Libertarian

• Richard Torregano, No Party

In part of the parish, voters will vote in the 2nd Congressional District.  Candidates there are:

• Dwayne Bailey, Republican

• Gary Landrieu, Democrat

• Josue Larose, Republican

• Cedric Richmond, Democrat

• Caleb Trotter, Libertarian

Candidates for the Louisiana Supreme Court are:

• John Michael Guidry, (D)

• Toni Higginbotham, (R)

• Jeff Hughes (R)

• Tim Kelley (R)

• Bill Morvant (R)

• Mary Olive Pierson (D)

• Jeffry Sanford, No Party

• Duke Welch (R)

For more information on all the candidates, read the Capital City News Election Guide on Oct. 18.

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