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Elections Roundtable (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Panel

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-10-21

Duration: 00:11:52

Subjects: Filmed panel discussions | Journalists | Elections, 2011 | Politics | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2011 | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Louisiana lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2011 | DARDENNE, JAY | Nungesser, Billy, 1959-


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Engster, Jim Panelist
  • Shuler, Marsha Panelist
  • Anderson, Ed Panelist
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Nungesser, Billy Speaker


This segment from the October 21, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford leading a panel discussion on the upcoming statewide primary election. The panelists are: Jim Engster of the Louisiana Radio Network; Marsha Shuler of the Baton Rouge Advocate newspaper; and Ed Anderson of the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper. They discuss: their impressions of the political season; the lack of a Democratic challenger in the 2011 gubernatorial election against Governor Bobby Jindal; Jindal’s decision not to attend a debate with seven minor gubernatorial candidates; the results of a recent poll on the most popular Louisiana governors; and the election for Lieutenant Governor between Jay Dardenne and Billy Nungesser.