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Campaign 2019: Hurry up and wait

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Used to be, when a candidate was ready to announce a bid for office, they’d reserve a local meeting room and call a press conference.

Sometimes, they’d even have cookies, chips and soft drinks arranged around stacks of pushcards, brochures and bumper stickers. Gone are those days.

Now it’s a waiting game, or so it seems in Lincoln Parish. And much of the wait appears to be driven by what the other candidates are — or aren’t — doing, while everybody jockeys for the same voter commitments and money.

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