State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson Inspired Democrats and Strengthened the LA Democratic Party As Chair

March 16, 2021

On the surface, it’s easy to place the blame on Senator Karen Carter Peterson’s leadership as Louisiana Democratic Party chair. While it is true that during Sen. Peterson’s tenure Republicans gained seats in the state legislature, the Louisiana Democratic Senate and House Caucuses are also charged with electing Democrats to the legislature. Many registered Louisiana […]

LA Dem Leader Skipped Voting on Pivotal Issues; Now Receives GOP Support

January 23, 2021

Louisiana Democratic Vice-Chair C. Travis Johson has been notably silent on issues important to Louisiana Democrats in the past several months. Johnson, who was hand-picked by Democratic Chair Katie Bernhardt has skipped several pivotal and important votes and is now receiving fundraising help from Lousiana GOP leaders.

Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Candidate Katie Bernhardt Has History of Supporting Pro-Life Republicans and Conservative Policies

September 10, 2020

Katie Bernhardt is running for Chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party. She currently represents the third congressional district as Democratic State Executive Committeewoman. Many Democrats have expressed concerns about her candidacy, particularly a history of ties to conservative candidates, her support for Republican policies and her ties to the oil and gas industry.  A party […]

Davante Lewis Joins Lynda Woolard in Campaign for Leadership of Louisiana Democratic Party

September 2, 2020

Baton Rouge – Today, Davante Lewis and Lynda Woolard announced a joint campaign to lead the Louisiana Democratic Party. Earlier this week, with excitement and support from every region in the state, Lynda Woolard announced her run for Chair. Davante Lewis, joins Lynda in her candidacy as her running mate seeking First Vice Chair. Davante […]

Longtime Grassroots Activist Lynda Woolard Steps Up as Candidate for Chair of Louisiana Democratic Party

August 31, 2020

New Orleans – Today, longtime Democratic grassroots activist and strategist Lynda Woolard announced she is stepping in to fill the void left when Representative Ted James exited the race for Louisiana Democratic Party Chair. The state party leadership elections, originally scheduled for August 29th, were postponed due to Hurricane Laura, with a reschedule date yet […]

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