During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, which was set up by civil rights leader, Rev. Raymond Brown and a group of supporters of P.A. Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter, the group’s call to reject the mayoral recall in Saturday’s election turned to hostility and finger-pointing toward the media for the way the public views Slaughter.
West Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters, Stacy Ryan, said Tuesday morning that she is expecting 75-80% voter turnout in Saturday’s Port Allen mayoral recall election.
A Port Allen man is in critical condition after being shot Monday, November 11, and Port Allen Police have narrowed the shooter to one man.
Since Saturday, Nov. 2, at 8:30 a.m. until about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, about 24 percent of voters within the city limits of Port Allen turned out for the early voting for or against the recall of Port Allen Mayor Demetric “Deedy” Slaughter.
Saturday, November 2, 140 participants, some from as far away as Florida, gathered for the Rainbow Run for Azalee to show their support for local St. Jude patient Azalee Carroll.