Sue Lincoln

Sue Lincoln
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Sue Lincoln is a veteran and widely-respected reporter who has been covering Louisiana politics for nearly three decades. Originally from Long Beach, California, Sue’s career in journalism began on the radio in Los Angeles. After moving to Louisiana, Sue earned her bachelor’s degree. For ten years, from 2000-2010, she was the Assistant News Director at Louisiana Network. Sue also worked as the education reporter for Louisiana Public Broadcasting and has contributed to various state publications as a freelance journalist. But she is perhaps best known as the voice of the popular politics Capitol Access.

Governor Candidates: That’s My Story and I’m Sticking to It

Fewer than 20 days remain until the statewide primary election, and while voters may not be either besotted or benumbed by the...

Governor Debate Review: Small Substance, Bigger Hissy-Fits

The trio of top-spending and top-polling candidates in the governor’s race met for their first televised debate Thursday evening, conducted at LSU’s...

Lien on Me

“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create...

Cultivating Campaigns for Agriculture Commissioner

“These jobs don’t come with training wheels,” says Mike Strain. A Republican from Covington, Strain is running for his fourth term as...

Insurance Commissioner Race Could Be a Circus

On a recent trip to visit my kids and grandkids in Lake Charles, this billboard caught my eye. There’s more than one...

Politics, Physics, and Attempted Musical Chairs: State Senate Races

With qualifying completed last week, the names that will be on the October 12 primary ballots are now official. This is the...

Qualifying Concludes: Short Takes and Synopsis

With one hour left on the final day of qualifying, Ike Jackson, a Democrat from Plaquemine, signed up as the lone challenger to incumbent Attorney General Jeff Landry. Four years ago, in the five candidate open primary, Jackson garnered 11-percent of the vote.

Qualifying Quickies: 2019 State Elections, Day 2

The lone statewide incumbent who had not qualified for re-election on the first day of sign-ups was Treasurer John Schroder. He remedied...

2019 Election Qualifying Day One: Here’s Your Sign

"These jobs don't come with training wheels." -- Mike Strain

Rispone: Insider Background Contradicts Outsider Claims

(Editor's Note: With qualifying for the 2019 state elections commencing in two weeks, we've received numerous requests to republish this Rispone backgrounder,...