"Although I have left public office, my convictions and beliefs are still the same.
I will always be your voice."
Lawrence Chehardy served as Assessor of Jefferson Parish for 34 years. He is the longest serving assessor in the parish’s history. During his time as assessor, Lawrence served as Treasurer, Vice-President, and President of the Louisiana Assessors' Association. He is a graduate of Jesuit High School and Loyola University where he received his business degree in accounting and his law degree. MORE
Qualifying has closed and the races are on for the October 12, primary election. There were no real surprises on the state level. Governor John Bel Edwards is opposed by two principle candidates, Congressman Ralph Abraham, who currently lags behind in fundraising, and Eddie Rispone who is self-funding his campaign. Governor Edwards is in the lead and could pull off a first primary ... Read More
It has been quite a while since my last blog. With the advent of new technology and the passage of time, my previous site was no longer user friendly. I hope you like the new layout. A lot has happened since my last posts, and many opportunities to comment on those happenings have past by. However, I have no doubt that today’s political ... Read More
The political landscape in Jefferson Parish and statewide was shaken with the announcement by Sheriff Newell Normand that he will retire from his post as Sheriff of Jefferson Parish. The political world does not like change, and it certainly does not like change of earthquake proportions. The loss of Sheriff Normand throws the parish’s political landscape into chaos. Jefferson Parish ... Read More
On Saturday, March 12, 2016, the Chehardy family, Judge Lawrence A. Chehardy (1921-1999), Assessor Lawrence E. Chehardy (retired), and Chief Judge Susan Chehardy, was inducted into the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame. Below is the video produced by the Hall of Fame. I hope you enjoy watching it. You may need to copy and paste the link into your browser. ... Read More