New Orleans Mayor’s race comes to town.

According to the AJC:

Because of the tens of thousands of evacuees who have found their way to the Atlanta area, the Coastal Gumbo Coalition will sponsor a political forum so they can meet the candidates at 2:30 p.m. The event will be at the Association of Black Cardiologists’ center at 5355 Hunter Road.

Incumbent Ray Nagin faces a field of 23 candidates, an unheard of figure even for New Orleans’ lively political culture. About 10 of them are expected here for the forum, including Nagin and Louisiana Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu, brother of U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.).

I have long suspected most folks still in Georgia will not return to the Gulf Coast.  Wether I’m right or not, will any of Georgia’s political parties attempt to get these folks to vote in Georgia this November, and if so what will be the impact?  The vote for N.O. Mayor takes place in April leaving plenty of time for a switch in one’s registration.

Read the entire article here.

One comment

  1. GAWire says:

    Georgia’s Dems are dumb enough – we don’t need Nagin and Mitch Landrieu to make things worse! Or, do we …

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