An openly gay New Orleans traffic court judge candidate was hit with a homophobic mailer featuring a photo of him in his swimsuit and the message, "Before you even consider voting for this individual for judge, think about it long and hard.
Geaux Vote - Orleans & Jefferson Parish Election: 10/19/2013. Find your polling place and complete ballot here: http://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/GetElectionInformation/ReviewSampleBallots/Pages/default.aspx or mobile app https://geauxvotemobile.sos.la.gov/main.html. Issues: Magistrate Section, Criminal District Court; Judge Traffic Court, Division D; City Charter Section 4-704 and Sewerage and Water Board
Will Smith, a former defensive end, is shot dead in an apparent traffic altercation. His wife was injured. Cardell Hayes, is accused of second-degree murder. Did Hayes have a permit for the firearm he used to shoot Smith ?