Kenner voters rerouted to new polling place after bomb threat
After bomb threat at a Jefferson Parish polling place Tuesday morning, voters are being rerouted to a new precinct, parish official say.
According to the Kenner Police Department, Kenner Discovery School, one of the areas polling locations, received a bomb threat Tuesday morning. No children were at the school due to Election Day.
‼️ Kenner Discovery School received a bomb threat earlier this morning. Kenner Police are on scene investigating and trying to determine if this will be related to a bomb threat the school received on Thursday, November 3, 2022. ‼️ pic.twitter.com/A1q9ZxzbAS— Kenner PD (@KennerPolice) November 8, 2022
Jefferson Parish officials said in a statement on Twitter that voters assigned to the Kenner Discovery precinct will now vote at Audubon Elementary, less than two miles away at 200 W. Loyola Drive in Kenner.
In a statement, the Kenner Police Department said it is investigating whether the threat is connected with a bomb threat the school received last Thursday.
Voters with questions about their polling place are advised to contact the Secretary of State’s election hotline at 800-883-2805.