New Orleans Mayoral Race: Super Sunday Overshadows Significant Saturday

Apr 07, 2010 | Updated May 25, 2011

Politics may not be the main topic of conversation in this football-addled town right now, but there is a mayoral election on Saturday, the day before the Super Bowl, and its outcome could be historic.

The results of Saturday's mayoral primary, four-and-a-half years after Hurricane Katrina violently jarred New Orleans from its trajectory, will say much about how this city views race, how it views leadership and how it views its challenges in the immediate future.

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