Louisiana becomes 1st state to postpone primary over coronavirus

Louisiana becomes 1st state to postpone primary over coronavirus

Louisiana is the first state to postpone its 2020 primary over the coronavirus outbreak, outlets reported Friday.

A spokesman for Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin told CNBC that its April 4 primaries will be moved to June 20 and July 25.

Sources also confirmed the news with WAFB, a CBS News affiliate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Ardoin is expected to discuss the decision in a news conference shortly.

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