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Does the Louisiana Democratic Primary matter?

Cullen Fagan, Views Editor February 19, 2020

This April 4, many Tulanians will cast their votes in the Louisiana Democratic Primary. Louisiana is a deep red state that went almost 20 points in favor of Trump in the 2016 presidential election....

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Tulane-area precinct observes 118% increase in voter participation

Deeya Patel, News Editor November 21, 2019

The voting precinct dominated by Tulane and Loyola Universities observed a 118% voter turnout increase between the primary election on Oct. 12. and the run-off on Nov. 16. https://twitter.com/henrywalther1/status/1196176861971337217?s=20   Along...

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Election Day amendments represent shifts in Louisiana policy

Julia Prager-Hessel, Staff Writer October 16, 2019

Julia Prager-Hessel worked for MSNBC this summer in the breaking news political unit. The gubernatorial primary, which resulted in a November runoff between Gov. John Bel Edwards and businessman Eddie...

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The ultimate Louisiana gubernatorial voting guide

Julia Prager-Hessel, Staff Writer September 25, 2019

Julia Prager-Hessel worked for MSNBC this summer in the breaking news political unit. The political climate on Tulane’s campus is largely the result of rumor and generalized personality traits. You’re...

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Governor Edwards Deserving of Second Term

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

On Nov. 21, 2016, John Bel Edwards was elected as Governor of Louisiana, defeating Republican Senator David Vitter and prevailing as a Democrat in a predominantly conservative state. Edwards campaigned...

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LA legislature cuts TOPS again, affecting Tulane students

Jonathon Marks, Associate Editor February 1, 2018

A Louisiana state budget proposal by Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards which was presented on Monday, Jan. 22, poses drastic changes to the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS). TOPS provides...

Louisiana court ruling violates constitutional protections of LGBTQ+ Louisianians, Tulane students

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer November 29, 2017

At the beginning of the month, The First Circuit Appellate Court in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, upheld the overturning of Governor John Bel Edwards' executive order protecting LGBTQ+ people employed in...

A timeline of the executive order's process.

Gov. John Bel Edward’s LGBTQ+ anti-discrimination executive order overturned

Emily Fornof, Intersections Editor November 6, 2017

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order concerning "equal opportunity and non-discrimination," banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity...

Productive summer shows Governor Edwards’ capabilities

Caroline Davenport, Contributing Writer August 31, 2016

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.This summer, the eyes of the state and nation were on Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards as he handled...

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