District 2 Louisiana State Representative(D) Roy Burrell has confirmed that he will enter the race for Shreveport Mayor.
Burrell KSLA News 12 over the phone Thursday morning this has been in the works since 2013. He plans to make an official announcement in mid-May.
Qualifying for Louisiana elections will take place August 20-22.
Burrell is in Baton Rouge for the legislative session. He says he wanted to get through the legislative session before formally announcing his run for mayor so he could focus on the important issues.
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