Oct 042017

Candidates for the District A seat on the New Orleans City Council — Joe Giarrusso III, Dan Ring, Tilman Hardy, Toyia Washington-Kendrick, Drew Ward and Aylin Maklansky — debate during a town hall hosted by Carrollton neighborhood groups on Sept. 14. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

After last month’s debate before a coalition of Carrollton neighborhood groups, the six candidates for the open District A seat on the New Orleans City Council have sent written responses to more of their questions.

The questionnaire includes both questions that were asked at the forum — on funding the New Orleans Police Department, improving the Sewerage & Water Board, regulating short-term rentals, protecting parks and streamlining taxes — as well as other topics such as mental health and renewable energy.

Each candidates’ responses are below (in PDF format; click to read):

Early voting is open now and Election Day is Saturday, Oct. 14. A runoff, if necessary, will be held Nov. 18.

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