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The Way Forward: Young Voters (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-09-22

Duration: 00:05:30

Subjects: Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2023 | Elections, 2023 | Politics


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Parker, Whitley Interviewee
  • Strong, Anna Catherine Interviewee
  • Gil, Samuel Interviewee
  • Hebert, Colby Interviewee
  • Vinet, Brianna Interviewee
  • Willis, Bailey Interviewee
  • Adjignon, Ade Interviewee
  • Huget, William Interviewee


This segment from the September 22, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the issues most important to young voters in the 2023 Louisiana gubernatorial election. She interviews student body presidents from the colleges and universities around the state at a meeting in Monroe and high school students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) in Natchitoches, including: Whitley Parker, Southern University; Anna Catherine Strong, LSU; Samuel Gil, McNeese; Colby Hebert, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL); Brianna Vinet, Northshore Technical Community College; Bailey Willis, Northwestern State University; Ade Adjignon, LSMSA; and William Huget, LSMSA. This segment is a part of The Way Forward: Election 2023 series.