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Secretary of State Debate, 2011

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Debate

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-10-17

Duration: 00:29:00

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Television debates | Elections, 2011 | Louisiana secretary of state election, 2011 | SCHEDLER, TOM | Tucker, Jim | Voter turnout | State Budget Cuts | VOTER FRAUD


  • Schedler, Tom Speaker
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker


A debate held before the Baton Rouge Press Club on October 17, 2011, between two candidates for Secretary of State: Secretary of State Tom Schedler (R), the incumbent, and Speaker of the House Jim Tucker (R). The debate begins with each candidate’s opening statement. The candidates then answer questions on the following topics: critiques and criticisms of the Secretary of State’s Office; increasing voter participation; the House Speaker’s role, if any, in cutting funds to the Secretary of State’s Office; and voter fraud. The debate ends with each candidate’s closing statement.