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New Orleans City Council

The New Orleans City Council is the legislative branch of the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. It consists of seven members–five elected from single-member districts, and two elected at-large. The council members are elected to four-year terms using the two-round system. The President and the Vice President of the Council are chosen by the council after each election.

New Orleans City Council
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Council President
Helena Moreno (D)
since May 2019
Council Vice President
Jason Williams (D)
since May 2019
Structure
Seats7
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Political groups
     Democratic (7)
Elections
Two-round system
Last election
December 18, 2017
Meeting place
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New Orleans City Hall
Council Chamber
New Orleans, LA
Website
http://www.council.nola.gov

MembersEdit

The current members of the New Orleans City Council:[1]

Officers:

District Name Party
A Joseph Giarrusso DEM
B Jay Banks DEM
C Kristin Gisleson Palmer DEM
D Jared Brossett DEM
E Cyndi Nguyen DEM
At-large Division 1 Helena Moreno DEM
At-large Division 2 Jason Williams DEM

All 7 members of the council are Democrats.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Succession of city council seats (7 member, 5 district system)Edit

Year District
A B C D E At-large At-large
2019 Joseph Giarrusso Jay Banks Kristin Gisleson Palmer Jared Brossett Cyndi Nguyen Helena Moreno Jason Williams
2018
2017 Susan G. Guidry LaToya Cantrell Nadine M. Ramsey James Austin Gray II Stacy Head
2016
2015
2014
2013 Kristin Gisleson Palmer Cynthia Hedge-Morrell Jackie Clarkson
2012 Diana Bajoie Ernest F. Charbonnet Eric Granderson[9]
2011 Stacy Head Jon D. Johnson Arnie Fielkow
2010
2009 Shelley Midura James Carter Cynthia Willard-Lewis
2008
2007 Michael Darnell
2006 Oliver Thomas
2005 Jay Batt Renée Gill Pratt Jackie Clarkson Eddie L. Sapir[10]
2004 David Payton
2003 Marlin Gusman
2002
2001 Scott Shea Oliver Thomas Troy Carter[11] Jim Singleton
2000 H. Kenneth Johnston Unknown
1999 Suzanne Haik Terrell[12] Roy E. Glapion, Jr. Ellen Hazeur-Distance[13]
1998 Peggy Wilson (At-large: 1994-1998)
1997
1996
1995
1994
1993 Peggy Wilson (District A: 1986-1994) Jim Singleton[14] Jackie Clarkson Lambert C. Boissiere Jr.[15] Johnny Jackson Jr. Dorothy Mae Taylor (At-large: 1986-1994)
1992
1991
1990
1989 Unknown B Mike Early[16]
1988
1987
1986
1985 Bryan Wagner Unknown
1984
1983
1982
1981
1980 Unknown D
1979 Unknown A
1978 Joseph V. DiRosa[17]
1977
1976
1975 Unknown C
1974
1973
1972
1971
1970 Unknown
1969
1968
1967
1966 Jimmy Fitzmorris[18] Joseph V. DiRosa[19]
1965
1964
1963
1962 Jimmy Fitzmorris[20] Unknown Unknown
1961
1960 Victor H. Schiro
1959
1958 Theodore M. Hickey (District E, 1958-1961)
1957
1956
1955
1954 Unknown C Unknown
1953 Unknown
1952
1951
1950

Earlier membersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Meet the Council". New Orleans City Council. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
  2. ^ "Jason Williams". Ballotpedia.
  3. ^ "Joe Giarrusso III". Ballotpedia.
  4. ^ "Jay Banks". Ballotpedia.
  5. ^ "Kristin Palmer". Ballotpedia.
  6. ^ "Jared Brossett". Ballotpedia.
  7. ^ "Cyndi Nguyen". Ballotpedia.
  8. ^ "Helena Moreno". Ballotpedia.
  9. ^ "Councilmember-At-Large Eric Granderson Records". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  10. ^ "Our Campaigns - Candidate - Eddie L. Sapir". Our Elections. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  11. ^ "New Orleans City Council - District C elections". Our Elections. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  12. ^ "New Orleans City Council - District A elections". Our Elections. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  13. ^ "New Orleans City Council - District E elections". Our Elections. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  14. ^ "New Orleans City Council - District B elections". Our Elections. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  15. ^ "New Orleans City Council - District D elections". Our Elections. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  16. ^ "Councilmember Mike Early Records". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  17. ^ "Councilman Joseph V. DiRosa Papers". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  18. ^ "Councilman James E. Fitzmorris Papers, 1954-1966". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  19. ^ "Councilman Joseph V. DiRosa Papers". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  20. ^ "Councilman James E. Fitzmorris Papers, 1954-1966". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  21. ^ "Councilman John J. Petre Records, 1961-1969". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  22. ^ "Councilman Daniel L. Kelly Papers, 1962-1966". New Orleans Public Library. Retrieved 2019-10-03.

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