Candidate Q&A

BGR Releases From Answers to Action: Post-Election Policy Making

June 4, 2018

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases From Answers to Action: Post-Election Policy Making. The report is the latest...

BGR’s New Orleans mayoral candidate survey covers hot topics

By Richard Rainey

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

September 14, 2017

Everybody is looking for answers from the crowded field of candidates for the New Orleans mayoral race. The nonprofit...

If the candidates aren’t inspiring voters, maybe voters should inspire the candidates

By Clancy DuBos

Source: Gambit

September 17, 2017

We’re now less than two weeks away from early voting in the New Orleans citywide elections, and so far...

Clancy: Voters need to keep a clear head as candidates get nasty

By Clancy Dubos

Source: WWL-TV

October 10, 2017

Saturday is Election Day, and in virtually every race, candidates are attacking and counter-attacking with a vengeance. It’s ironic...

BGR Social at The Shop @ the CAC

November 28, 2018

We hosted our first BGR Social at The Shop @ the CAC, where young professionals and New Orleans City...

Biggest surprise to Joe Giarrusso about first year on New Orleans City Council? ‘People lie’

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

December 2, 2018

New Orleans City Council members had some surprising answers at a panel discussion hosted by the Bureau of Governmental...

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish President Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 12, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish President, the first in a two-part series of reports providing the...

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish Council Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 13, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish Council, the second in a two-part report series providing the views...

Former judge and retired postal worker vie for Jefferson Parish Council District 1 seat

By Chad Calder

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

September 24, 2019

The race to replace Ricky Templet in the Jefferson Parish Council’s District 1 seat is between two candidates who...

Inform Your Vote in Tomorrow’s Election with BGR’s Reports

October 11, 2019

Citizens in Orleans and Jefferson parishes who plan to vote in tomorrow’s election can inform their decisions with three...