The Press Club of Baton Rouge will host an in-person forum for candidates running for the East Baton Rouge Parish mayor-president’s office at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5. The hour-long forum will be outdoors under the pavilion at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, 4560 Essen Lane South, at the intersection with I-10. Masks will be required, and there will be social distancing. Scheduled to take part are Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, state Rep. C. Denise Marcelle, Metro Councilman Matt Watson, former state Rep. Steve Carter, attorney E. Eric Guirard and businessman Jordan Piazza.
The Press Club of Baton Rouge will host two in-person candidate forums — one for the mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish on Monday, Oct. 4, and the other for the U.S. Senate on Monday, Oct. 12. Both forums will be at 4 p.m. at the outdoor pavilion at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, 4560 Essen Lane at the intersection with I-10. Masks and social distancing will be required. More details will be provided later.