NEW ORLEANS – Thursday, March 9, 2023 – Early voting begins this Saturday, March 11th and runs through Saturday, March 18th for the Runoff Race for State Representative in District 93. Voters in parts of Central City, the CBD, French Quarter and Upper Ninth Ward will elect a new representative to fill the seat vacated by Royce Duplessis when he was elected to the state senate.
While the Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance does not officially endorse any political candidates, GNOHA releases the #PutHousingFirst Candidate Scorecard as an indicator of a candidate’s concern, or lack thereof, regarding affordable housing. We encourage voters to consider the #PutHousingFirst scorecard as they head to the polls. Election day is Saturday, March 25, 2023.
Since its creation in 2007, GNOHA has sought to create change in the Greater New Orleans community through public policy advocacy and public education. The collaborative advocates for the preservation and production of affordable housing for people within the Greater New Orleans metropolitan region and places a special emphasis on the needs of the most vulnerable in society – seniors, people with disabilities, veterans, low-wage workers and low-income families.