March 13, 2020
Contact: Allyson Sanders

Louisiana Democratic Party Statement on Presidential Preference Primary Date Change

BATON ROUGE, LA – Friday, Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin announced that Louisiana’s Presidential Preference Primary will be moved from April 4 to June 20.

Statement by Senator Karen Carter Peterson, Chair of Louisiana Democratic Party: 

“We want to ensure every Louisianian has the chance to make their voice heard in this election.  The Louisiana Democratic Party is committed to working with our Governor, Secretary of State and the Democratic National Committee.  We are hopeful the Democratic National Committee will work with us to revise our Delegate Selection Plan to make sure our state is fully represented in this year’s nominating contest. Louisiana Democrats are committed to preserving the health of our neighbors while ensuring the voices of hundreds of thousands of Louisianians are heard.”