Adrian Perkins was born in 1985. He is running against Senator Bill Cassidy in the race for Louisiana’s Senate seat.
Perkins is the current Mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana. He was elected as the 56th Mayor of Shreveport in 2018, after winning the runoff for the mayoral race. Perkins was appointed at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he served as the first African-American cadet elected Class President in the Academy’s history.
After three tours of duty with the U.S. Army, Perkins enrolled at Harvard Law School. He is a 2015 Tillman Scholar, a program that supports military service members and veterans with high potential for impact and that are dedicated to service and leadership. While in law school, he assisted Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on criminal justice reform.
The elected in Louisiana is being conducted as a jungle primary: all candidates are listed on the same ballot regardless of party affiliation. If no candidate gets more than 50% of the vote, the top two will advance to a runoff on December 5, 2020.
Adrian Perkins does not have a record and public positions on issues important to the Jewish community. This page will be updated once Mayor Perkins presents his positions.
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