NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Citywide elections in New Orleans are now less than two weeks away, and the Eyewitness Morning News is beginning a series of live interviews with the candidates for some of the biggest races including Orleans Parish Sheriff.
For the next 4 days, we'll talk to the candidates in the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s race in alphabetical order.
The first candidate is Quentin Brown who is 44 years-old, and a New Orleans native.
Brown owns a landscaping business and has run before for mayor, governor and city council, and he joins the Eyewitness Morning News to talk about why he's in the sheriff's race.
There are four candidates in the sheriff's race and Tuesday morning at 7:15 a.m. we'll hear from former Sheriff Charles Foti, who is making a run for his former job.
Early voting continues all this week for the February 1 elections, you can vote at three locations during the week, as well as the new location at Veterans and West End Boulevards, although that location is open only on Saturday.
Click here for more details and a sample ballot.