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Buying Time 2019 - Louisiana

This page features Louisiana Supreme Court television advertisements from the 2019 election cycle.

Last Updated: October 16, 2019
Published: September 20, 2019

Buying Time 2019 – Louisiana

A special election will be held for the District 1 seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court. Louisiana Court of Appeals Judges William J. Crain (R) and Hans J. Liljeberg (R) received the most votes in the open primary election on October 12, 2019, and will compete for the seat in the general election on November 16, 2019. The seat was previously held by Justice Greg Guidry, who left after he was appointed to a position on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

 

Kantar Media/CMAG: Estimated Total TV Spending: $409,510*

  • Estimated spending by Citizens Fight Crime PAC: $168,670
  • Estimated spending by Will Crain: $171,550
  • Estimated spending by Hans Liljeberg: $57,900
  • Estimated spending by Alliance for Good Government: $11,390

*Spending figures last updated October 18, 2019

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August 30 – Compassionate but Tough

Stream video (QT)

This ad says Hans Liljeberg “is recognized for his judicial independence” and describes him as “a law and order judge for our security!”

Sponsor: Citizens Fighting Crime PAC

Estimated Spending: $122,290

 

September 13 – Antonin Scalia

Steam Video (QT)

This ad says that Hans Liljeberg studied under former United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and that Liljeberg has “more judicial and legal experience than all of the other candidates combined.”

Sponsor: Hans Liljeberg

Estimated Spending: $40,750

 

September 17 – LA Crain Before Becoming a Judge

Stream Video (QT)

This ad says that Crain is “a fair-minded conservative justice, who upholds the rule of law.”

Sponsor: Will Crain

Estimated Spending: $64,640

 

September 27 – God Family Country

Stream Video (QT)

Hans Liljeberg says in this ad that “God, family, country and the rule of law” are the “values which keep [him] fair, impartial, and independent of all special interests.”

Sponsor: Hans Liljeberg

Estimated Spending: $7,440

 

September 27 – LA Crain Based on Values

Stream Video (QT)

This ad says that Will Crain’s “judicial decisions [are] based solely on law,” and that he is a constitutionalist.

Sponsor: Will Crain

Estimated Spending: $107,550

 

September 30 – Compassionate but Tough (Endorsement)

Stream Video (QT)

This ad says Hans Liljeberg “is recognized for his judicial independence” and endorses him as “the law and order candidate for supreme court.”

Sponsor: Citizens Fighting Crime PAC

Estimated Spending: $36,140

 

September 30 – LA AGG Proud to Endorse St Tammany Parish 2019

Stream Video (QT)

This ad lists the candidates endorsed by the Alliance for Good Government, including Hans Liljeberg and other Republican candidates.

Sponsor: Alliance for Good Government

Estimated Spending: $11,390

 

October 7 – LA CFCPAC Connie Finckbeiner

Stream Video (QT)

This ad features Connie Finckbeiner, who is described as a “victim of violent crime.” She tells the audience, “we need law and order judges. We need Hans Liljeberg to be elected supreme court judge.”

Sponsor: Citizens Fighting Crime PAC

Estimated Spending: $4,790

 

October 8 – LA CFPAC Raines Pequeno

Stream Video (QT)

This ad features Raines Pequeno, who is described as a “victim of violent crime. She tells the audience “I’m for a law and order judge for the supreme court. I’m for Hans Liljeberg.”

Sponsor: Citizens Fighting Crime PAC

Estimated Spending: $5,450

 

October 9 – God Family Country Prosecutor

Stream Video (QT)

Hans Liljeberg says in this ad that “God, family, country and the rule of law” are the “values which keep [him] fair, impartial, and independent of all special interests.”

Sponsor: Hans Liljeberg

Estimated Spending: $9,710