Elections 2018

Local election coverage from WWNO programs and newsroom.

Jessica Rosgaard / WWNO

Louisiana voters weighed in on Congressional representation, candidates for Secretary of State, and six constitutional amendments.

Follow live results for key ballot measures and state propositions across the country for the 2018 midterm elections.

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Follow live results from key House and Senate races across the country in the 2018 midterm election.

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LIVE Louisiana Midterm Election Coverage 2018

Nov 6, 2018

Live election results: Get the latest on Louisiana's ballot measures and races for Senate and House.

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LIVE NPR Midterm Election Night 2018

Nov 6, 2018

Follow live coverage of the 2018 midterm elections, including results and analysis. Get caught up on the latest news.

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Cade Brumley takes questions before being appointed superintendent.
Jess Clark / WWNO - New Orleans Public Radio

Tuesday is Election Day, and voters in Jefferson Parish will have an opportunity to decide who will represent them on the parish school board. Jefferson Parish has the largest school system in the state, with about 50,000 students. And the nine-member school board has been divided in recent years over the direction of the system.

Former Bywater resident Andy Young visits her old block. Young says she was forced to move from her neighborhood after her property taxes tripled.
Jess Clark / WWNO

There will be several proposed changes to the state constitution on the ballot next Tuesday. One of them, Amendment 6, is meant to ease the blow of a sudden increase in property taxes. That’s something experienced by many people in rapidly gentrifying areas of New Orleans. But opinion is divided on whether Amendment 6 is the right solution.