(The following was published on KLAXTV.com.)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana – The NAACP will honor Libertarian Party of Louisiana Chairman Scott A. Lewis III this Saturday. The ceremony will take place at the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge from 9am to 2pm.
Mr. Lewis has served the LPL since 2008 and became its first African American Chairman in 2013. Scott Lewis has run for the Secretary of State office in Louisiana twice and made a gubernatorial run in 2011, garnering a combined 140,000 votes.
Under the tenure of Mr. Lewis, the Libertarian Party of Louisiana has grown to about 9,000 members and has become the fastest growing political party in the state.