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John Maginnis Interview - Oct. 28, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-10-28

Duration: 00:06:42

Subjects: Maginnis, John, 1948-2014 | Politics | Elections, 2011 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2011 | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Louisiana lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2011 | Louisiana secretary of state election, 2011 | Vitter, David | Democratic Party (La.)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee


This segment from the October 28, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with John Maginnis of LaPolitics Weekly on the results of the 2011 statewide primary election. He discusses: the low voter turnout; Governor Bobby Jindal’s lack of a challenger in the gubernatorial election; his takeaways from the race; Jay Dardenne’s victory over Billy Nungesser for Lieutenant Governor; Tom Schedler’s victory over Jim Tucker for Secretary of State; U.S. Senator David Vitter’s involvement in the elections; and the future of the Louisiana Democratic Party.