Elliott Stonecipher

Elliott Stonecipher
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Elliott Stonecipher, veteran pollster and demographer, analyzes why, since the 1970s, Louisiana has lagged behind other states, including those in the South, in population growth. Stonecipher takes calls from listeners illustrating loved ones who have left Louisiana for opportunity and other reasons.

Stonecipher also examines how the tax proposal by Gov. John Bel Edwards will resonate with lawmakers and the electorate and explains why he sees a correlation between taxation and population stagnation.


LPB President and CEO Beth Courtney joins Jim as the day's first guest to discuss the documentary Breaking Away. Airing tonight on LPB, Breaking Away asks the question: would the breakaway city of St. George quash Baton Rouge's school desegregation process? It airs tonight on LPB at 10pm after the Frontline special SeparateĀ and Unequal.

Political Analyst and Pollster Elliot Stonecipher speaks on Senator Mary Landrieu's possibilities of a fourth term. He also discusses the role that the minority vote has contributed to Landrieu's race in the polls. In addition, he touches on Edwin Edwards pursuit for a seat in Congress and Bobby Jindal's legitimacy for a presidential run.


Senator Mack "Bodi" White joins Jim to discuss the petition to incorporate St. George as a city.

Demographer and political analyst Elliott Stonecipher looks at back at the year in Louisiana politics, and where we go from here.

Jim visits with the always entertaining comic, George Wallace.