Mayor Perkins disqualified from running for re-election

Mayor Adrian Perkins
Mayor Adrian Perkins
Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 9:06 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2022 at 6:28 PM CDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - In a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal released Monday, Aug. 8, Mayor Adrian Perkins is disqualified from running for re-election in November.

Perkins was disqualified from running for re-election after someone sued, pointing out that Perkins used the wrong address on his qualifying papers.

On Friday, Aug. 5, Perkins brought his case before a three-judge panel to try to get back on the November ballot.

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The three judges involved — CJ Moore, J. Stone and J. Thompson — all concurred on this decision to deny the mayor’s appeal.

The judges’ detailed decision for their reasoning is detailed below:

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