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Mar 08, 2009
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces the Appointment of Richard Traina to the State Board of Election Supervisors

BATON ROUGE- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Richard Traina to State Board of Election Supervisors.

The State Board of Election Supervisors serves to review election laws and the conduct of elections within the state.

According to the statute, the board is comprised of seven members, including the lieutenant governor, the secretary of state, the attorney general and the commissioner of elections or a designee of the secretary of state, as determined by the secretary of state. The board also includes one member of the Clerks of Court Association and one member of the Registrars of Voters Association elected by their respective associations to serve. The remaining member is selected from nominations submitted by the presidents of Centenary College, Dillard University, Louisiana College, Loyola University, Tulane University of Louisiana, and Xavier University.

Richard Traina, of Covington, is an attorney with Seale & Ross, APLC, and a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Traina was nominated by the president of Loyola University, as required by statute. 

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