New Orleans Mayoral Debate

WWL-TV in New Orleans hosted a debate with seven of the candidates in the New Orleans mayoral race. The debate focused on the future… read more

WWL-TV in New Orleans hosted a debate with seven of the candidates in the New Orleans mayoral race. The debate focused on the future of New Orleans, reconstruction plans and efforts to date, and economic recovery. They also talked about issues of crime, health care and city management.

The candidates included New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (D), Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu (D), Virginia Boulet (D), Rob Couhig (R), Ron Forman (D), Tom Watson (D), Peggy Wilson (R). There are a total of 22 candidates. The open primary election takes place Saturday, April 22, 2006. If no candidate received more than fifty per cent of the vote, a run-off election would be held on Saturday, May 20. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

More information about

New Orleans Mayoral Debate

172 Views
Program ID:
192084-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2006

Airing Details

  • Apr 20, 2006 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2006 | 2:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2006 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2006 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2006 | 11:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2006 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Clips from This Video