Louisiana secretary of state requests postponing presidential primary due to coronavirus

“Today I have certified that a state of emergency exists and requested that the governor issue an executive order postponing the elections this spring. We have requested postponing the April 4 primary election until June 20 and postponing the May 9 general election until July 25,” Ardoin said at a news conference in Baton Rouge.

“While hurricanes, floods and tornadoes are at the forefront of all Louisianans minds, the threat we face from the COV-19 virus is an unprecedented threat and unlike any we have faced,” Ardoin said.

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source: cnn.com