Shreveport mayor asks La. Supreme Court to overturn disqualification

KSLA spoke with Mayor Adrian Perkins Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 after a hearing was held on his...
KSLA spoke with Mayor Adrian Perkins Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 after a hearing was held on his appeal of a judge's decision earlier in the week stating he could not run for reelection due to an issue with the address on his qualifying paperwork.(KSLA)
Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 1:02 PM CDT
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(KSLA) - Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins has one more legal chance to stay on the November ballot following his disqualification.

The Louisiana Supreme Court held a hearing on the appeal of his disqualification on the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 16.

FULL HEARING

On Aug. 8, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling that disqualified Perkins from running for a second term due to Perkins putting down the wrong address on his qualifying form.

The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA for updates.

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