BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin and Republican lawmakers have agreed to rework Louisiana’s method for selecting its next voting system, but the new law isn’t likely to end disputes over what technology to select and how to do the shopping. Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the final minutes of their legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers agreed to change the way the state shops for voting systems, to include more public vetting and require an auditable paper trail, after two recent efforts to replace the state’s voting machines fai… Read more

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two groups are asking an Arkansas judge to strike down several voting restrictions enacted this year that they say are unconstitutional.The League of Women Voters of Arkansas and Arkansas United filed the lawsuit Wednesday challenging the election measures approved b… Read more

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Having gotten what they wanted last fall — expanded early voting and mail balloting in the last presidential election — voting rights advocates in Louisiana are trying to dismiss the lawsuit they filed seeking safe voting opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Despite the coronavirus outbreak, the Louisiana Legislature opened a regular session Monday that seems more like those of pre-pandemic times, with debates planned on taxes, sports betting, transgender rights and other issues far beyond the virus' aftermath. Read more

In ArkLaTex politics for March 24, the speaker of the Louisiana House and the president of the state Senate on discuss the upcoming legislative session. Attorney General Jeff Landry speaks on the lawsuit filed against the Biden administration over its energy policy; and Sen. Bill Cassidy spe… Read more

In Arklatex politics for March 17, 2021 we hear from both Louisiana Senators on the situation at the United State's southern border. We also had an interesting follow up to an in-depth story we reported on several weeks ago; it concerned a home insurance program marketed on SWEPCO and Center… Read more

In ArkLaTex politics for March 15, the other side of the 'dark money' complaint against Leading Louisiana Forward. We also heard about some tax ramifications for the $3-billion Louisiana is set to receive from the gigantic new stimulus package; and we hear from several folks disgruntled with… Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Nearly all the candidates vying for Louisiana's two vacant U.S. House seats have failed to file a required federal financial disclosure form detailing their income and debts, a report that can provide details into possible sources of influence or conflict. Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin lashed out Friday against the head of the Louisiana Senate's elections oversight committee after she helped to sink Ardoin's voting machine replacement work, escalating an intraparty feud that could affect any future search for new votin… Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's secretary of state decided Wednesday to shelve his search for new voting machines after a barrage of complaints about the bid process from interested election technology companies, the head of the state Senate oversight committee and his fellow Republicans. Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Another elections technology firm is objecting to the terms of Louisiana’s voting machine search, accusing the secretary of state of trying to manipulate the bid process to benefit its current contractor and raising echoes of the dispute that derailed efforts to get n… Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dominion Voting Systems, the target of unfounded voter fraud claims by supporters of former President Donald Trump, intends to bid for Louisiana's new voting machine contract as it continues to combat the conspiracy theories surrounding its equipment, the company's le… Read more

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana appears on track to broaden the mail-in balloting options for spring municipal elections and two upcoming special congressional elections because of the coronavirus pandemic, after the emergency plan easily won bipartisan support Tuesday from two legislative committees. Read more