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First Person Singular: Angie Rogers
Reflecting on the first post-Katrina election in Orleans Parish

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Louisiana Commissioner of Elections

April 22, 2006, almost eight months exactly after Hurricane Katrina hit on August 29, 2005; we conducted the first election in Orleans Parish for all local offices such as Mayor, Sheriff and Councilman, to name a few.

And it was the hardest, yet most rewarding, work and accomplishment of my legal/elections career over the past 27 years.

But as the old saying goes, there is no “I” in “Team” and although I was tasked with the duty of organizing and administering the election as the Commissioner of Elections, the team that we put together at the Secretary of State’s office was the reason behind our success! Read More…

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