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Qualifying for State Elections (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-07-20

Duration: 00:04:47

Subjects: QUALIFYING | Politics | Elections, 2018 | Louisiana secretary of state election, 2018


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Free, Renee Fontenot Speaker
  • Crowe, A.G. Speaker
  • Ballard, Mark Interviewee
  • Hilburn, Greg Interviewee
  • Deslatte, Melinda Interviewee
  • Dewitt, Justin Speaker


This segment from the July 20, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the candidates qualifying for the statewide elections on November 4, 2018. His report includes speeches by: Renee Fontenot Free, candidate for secretary of state; A.G. Crowe, candidate for secretary of state; and Justin Dewitt, candidate for the 6th Congressional district. Moreau also interviews reporters covering the elections, including: Mark Ballard of the Advocate newspaper; Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network; and Melinda Deslatte of the Associated Press.