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Mayoral hopeful cancels announcement event set for Tuesday

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport District G City Councilman Sam Jenkins has postponed a news conference scheduled for next Tuesday.

The Democrat Jenkins, on the early list of candidates to run for Shreveport mayor, was expected to officially throw his name into the hat on Tuesday, at 12 p.m.  

State Representative Patrick Williams and Williams and Melvin Slack have formally announced they intend to run.  State Representative Roy Burrell has also been mentioned as a possible candidate.

Qualifying for the November 4 elections is August 20-22.

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