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David Duke Qualifies for Debate in Louisiana’s US Senate Race

PHOTO: Greg Hilburn/The (Monroe, La.) News Star

By Louise Liu | 22 October 2016

BUSINESS INSIDER — White supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has qualified for a debate in Louisiana’s US Senate race — which is set to be held at a historically black university.

Duke narrowly crossed the 5% threshold needed to participate, ABC News reported on Friday, with 5.1 percent support in the independent Mason-Dixon Poll.

Duke, who is running as a Republican, is far behind two leading candidates in the race. Republican state treasurer John Kennedy was polling at 24.2%. Democrat Foster Campbell is at 18.9%.

Duke didn’t qualify to participate in a previous debate.

The candidate tweeted the news Thursday, calling the Nov. 2 event “the most important debate in Louisiana.” […]

3 Comments on David Duke Qualifies for Debate in Louisiana’s US Senate Race

  1. While the hedge has lost its edge, this article is pertinent. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-25/texas-rigged-first-reports-voting-machines-switching-votes-hillary-texas

    I tried my darndest to break the voting machine yesterday but couldn’t find any major glitches after 30 minutes. Only thing I found was if you did straight ticket, but also went and removed the straight ticket selections, the final ballot still had the Straight Ticket marker on it. I asked our polling aid what that meant and she had no clue.

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