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Founded in 1836 and incorporated in 1871, Shreveport is the third largest city in Louisiana. The city is the parish seat of Caddo Parish. A portion of east Shreveport extends in to Bossier Parish because of the changing course of the Red River.

The city of Shreveport has a mayor-council government. The City's elected officials are: the mayor, and members of the city council.

Under the mayor-council government, the mayor serves as the executive officer of the city. As the city's chief administrator and official representative, the mayor is responsible for the general management of the city and for seeing that all laws and ordinances are enforced.

Current mayor: Cedric Glover (D)

Chairperson: R.M. "Monty" Walford (D)
District A: Calvin B. Lester, Jr. (D)
District B: R. "Monty" Walford (D)
District C: Michael D. Long (R)
District D: Bryan K. Wooley (R)
District E: Ron Webb (R)
District F: Joe Shyne (D)
District G: Joyce Bowman (D)

2010 Election

District D: Bryan K. Wooley R been speculated to seek election for Mayor of Shreveport, against Mayor Cedric Glover who has not announced his candidacy for reelection.

Parker Ward L will challenge both Bryan K. Wooley R and Mayor Cedric Glover in the mayoral election.

Local LSUS Student Deanna CandlerR is expected to run for Wooley's vacant seat if he opposes Glover in 2010.

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