BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD0 – On This Week in Louisiana Politics, catch the latest on speeches from gubernatorial candidates as they qualified for the fall election—also all the details of other statewide races and how they will look on your ballot.

Qualifying started Tuesday, Aug. 8 for the candidates planning to run for upcoming state elections.

Plus, the governor pushes the parole board to consider the clemency hearings for death row inmates. Board Executive Director Francis Abbott confirmed Thursday that the process to hold hearings has started, adding, “We will not be releasing the dockets at this time due to the victim notification process.”

Political Reporter Shannon Heckt sits down with candidate Sharon Hewitt to learn more about the policies she is working towards in her gubernatorial campaign.