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Southeastern Channel to air political forums

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND – Beginning this week, the Southeastern Channel will broadcast political forums for the Tangipahoa Parish president, Louisiana Senate Districts 6 and 11 and state House of Representatives Districts 73 and 77. 

     The forums will air on the Southeastern Channel, Southeastern Louisiana University’s educational cable access channel, on Charter Cable Channel 18 in Tangipahoa, St. Tammany and Livingston parishes and on Channel 17 in Washington Parish. They can be viewed simultaneously online at

     The Southeastern Channel will broadcast the forums until the Oct. 20 election at the following times:

     ▪ Tangipahoa Parish president forum – Fridays, 6:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 4:30 p.m.

     ▪ House Districts 73 and 77 forum – Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Mondays, 7:30 p.m.

     ▪ Senate Districts 6 and 11 forum – Saturdays, 9:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

     The Hammond Chamber of Commerce and Southeastern Louisiana University Student Government Association sponsored the forums Sept. 17 and 19 at Southeastern’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.

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