Friday, May 28, 2010

Libertarian teen announces candidacy for mayor

(Shreveport Times) - A Shreveport teen and part-time preacher announced Thursday his plans to seek the office of mayor.

Parker Ward, who said he is an incoming senior at Huntington High School, will run as a Libertarian, he said during an event at Catfish Landing restaurant, 7601 Pines Road.

The 18-year-old hopes, if elected, to ensure that the city spends only as much as it brings in, to bring more businesses and jobs to Shreveport and to assure Shreveporters that local police will honor the Fourth Amendment — which guards citizens against unreasonable searches.

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