Raycom Hosting Louisiana Senatorial Debate

Four Republican and two Democratic candidates will participate in the Nov. 2 debate

Raycom Media will host a debate for all six candidates for Louisiana’s open U.S. Senate seat on Nov. 2 in New Orleans.

WVUE New Orleans political reporter John Snell will moderate the debate among four Republican and two Democratic candidates. Panelists include WAFB Baton Rouge journalist Greg Meriwether; KSLA Shreveport’s Doug Warner; and Cynthia Arceneaux of KPLC in Lake Charles. 

Candidates were invited to participate in the debate based on several criteria including garnering 5% support in Raycom-commissioned poll. The one-hour debate, being held at Dillard University, will be broadcast and streamed live starting at 7 p.m.