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2005 News Release

News Release #023
 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 23


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

The Opinion handed down on the 30th day of March, 2005 , is as follows:


BY CALOGERO, C.J. :

2005-C- 0758       MARILYN LANDIAK v. CEDRIC L. RICHMOND , FOX MCKEITHEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OF LOUISIANA, AND KIMBERLY WILLIAMSON BUTLER, CLERK OF CRIMINAL COURT OF ORLEANS PARISH (Parish of Orleans)

For the above-stated reasons, judgment is rendered in favor of plaintiff and against defendants on plaintiff's petition objecting to candidacy, declaring Cedric Richmond ineligible as a candidate for the office of Councilmember District "D" for the City of New Orleans, and he is accordingly disqualified. It is hereby directed that the Secretary of State of the State of Louisiana be served with a certified copy of the final judgment in this case pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 18:1410. The Secretary of State is ordered to void those votes for Cedric Richmond that may have been cast in the on-going absentee voting or that might be cast in the election of April 2, 2005, should the Secretary of State be unable to restructure the ballot and/or voting machines before that time. Id.

COURT OF APPEAL JUDGMENT REVERSED;

 JUDGMENT RENDERED.

JOHNSON, J., recused.

KIMBALL, J., concurs in the result and assigns reasons.

WEIMER, J., concurs for the reasons assigned by Kimball, J.

 
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