James Carville to Deliver Results of Major New Orleans Mayoral Election Poll

April 21, 2009

Mike Strecker
Phone: 504-865-5210

Tulane University and Democracy Corps have teamed up for the most comprehensive polling on the New Orleans mayor’s race to date. Tulane University and Democracy Corps will release polling results following a survey of 1,008 likely voters on the 2010 New Orleans mayoral election.

Political strategist and Tulane professor James Carville will present the findings and provide analysis on the poll, which examines New Orleanians’ attitudes toward the state of the city, the challenges facing the next mayor, and the key priorities for New Orleans as the city nears the
all-important 2010 mayoral election. The poll also looks at coveted endorsements and favorite foods of New Orleanians.

Tulane University/Democracy Corps Poll Release & Press Conference

WHO:    James Carville, invited students & community leaders

WHAT:   Poll result presentation with media availability following

WHEN:   Thursday, April 23, 2009, 2:15 PM CST

WHERE:  Tulane University, Norman Mayer Hall, Room 106

Your coverage is welcomed. For more information, please contact Ryan Berni,
(504) 417-1933 or Mike Strecker (504) 865-5210.

Founded in 1999 by James Carville and Stanley Greenberg, Democracy Corps is
an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to making government more
responsive to the American people. Democracy Corps has conducted over 200
national, congressional, and local surveys, interviewing over 220,000
American voters during the past 10 years. This survey of 1,008 likely New
Orleans mayoral voters, conducted with Tulane University, marks the first
Democracy Corps survey specifically dedicated to a mayoral election. The
full survey results, including crosstabs, will be available on the Democracy
Corps website following the press conference.
For more information, visit

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000