WATCH: KSLA News 12 interviews Bossier City’s mayoral candidates

WATCH: KSLA News 12 interviews Bossier City’s mayoral candidates
A patriotically painted Bossier City water tower stands out against a white backdrop in the wake of a winter storm. (Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development file photo)

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — Early voting continues through Saturday for elections to be held March 20 in Louisiana.

And the mayoral race in Bossier City has incumbent Lorenz “Lo” Walker facing “Tommy” Chandler, his first challenger since 2005.

KSLA News 12 conducted the following live interviews with both candidates at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10:

LIVE INTERVIEW: Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker on seeking his 5th term
LIVE INTERVIEW: Tommy Chandler on why he wants to be Bossier City's mayor

Walker is seeking his fifth term. He says he’s focused on revitalizing his city.

Chandler thinks the city needs new leadership and has goals of improving safety, roads and spending.

Both men are registered as Republicans.

Bossier City has 35,572 voters qualified to cast ballots in the mayoral race. They include:

  • 11,195, or 31.5%, registered as Democrats;
  • 13,762, or 38.7%, registered as Republicans; and,
  • 10,615, or 29.8%, registered as Other.

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