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La. Congressional Map Update (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-06-16

Duration: 00:05:18

Subjects: VOTING RIGHTS | Apportionment (Election law) | African Americans


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Erwin, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the June 16, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the status of Louisiana’s Congressional Map and the creation of a second majority-minority district following the United State Supreme Court’s decision on a similar case in Alabama forcing their Legislature to create a second majority-minority district. She interviews Barry Erwin, the president of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL).