Election Day: Landrieu Tries to Sweeten Louisiana Black Voters with BBQ, DJ

Louisiana Senator MaryLandrieu, down by double-digits in some polls has decided to Get Out The Vote with some food and drink and a lot of music.The three-term Democratic senator has barnstormed the state this week, driving some 1,200 miles in a rented SUV, stopping in little towns and bigger cities, making one last appeal to voters to give her a fourth trip to Washington.

Mary Landrieu Looking to Shore up Black Vote
Photo courtesy of Roll Call

“This election Saturday is going to be close,” she told an audience of mostly black voters in Grambling. “But we have had victory before and we are claiming victory again.”

On the ground correspondents in the bayou are reporting Landrieu is
“In my neighborhood. Landrieu’s campaign team / activist are passing these out all on the North side ( black) of town ( stores, local businesses, car washes, standing on every corner).  Her campaign team is having a huge community bbq…DJ and all…”
Mary Landrieu BBQ GOTV
Courtesy of Black Conservatives Fund
Pictures courtesy of Black Conservatives Fund
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