Dwight Hudson for Metro Council District 9

Meet Dwight

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A lifelong resident of East Baton Rouge Parish, Dwight Hudson has built a consistent record of advocating for lower taxes and good government reforms.

Dwight is happily married to Stacy Nason Hudson. They have a nine month old daughter, Sarah Emily Hudson, and a rescue dog named Lagniappe or “Yap” for short. As active members of their Church, Dwight and Stacy serve as Bible study leaders for a group of young married couples and have twice served as missionaries to Haiti.

Good government and lower taxes have always been a passionate pursuit for Dwight. As chairman of the “Beat the Bond” campaign, Dwight led the effort to defeat nearly $1 Billion in new taxes which included funding for the controversial “Alive” Riverfront Development in downtown Baton Rouge. Dwight also served on the leadership team for TaxBusters during their efforts to defeat the CATS Tax. In more recent years Dwight has become an advocate for the creation of an independent school district in southeast Baton Rouge and for the allowing citizens in the southeast portion of the parish the opportunity to vote on the City of St. George.

Dwight holds a bachelors degree from Southeastern Louisiana University in Criminal Justice. Dwight was named the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Criminal Justice and was inducted into the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honors Society. Dwight has gone on to become a successful small businessman where he has gained an even greater appreciation for the importance of a good business climate.

If elected to the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council Dwight plans to work tirelessly on behalf of the residents in Metro 9 with a special focus on traffic and crime issues. Please read the “Solutions” page to find out more about the positive reforms that Dwight will bring to the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council.