For over two decades, Sharon Weston Broome has been fighting for better roads, safer neighborhoods, improved quality of life, and a stronger economy for everyone in Baton Rouge.
Broome is a champion for Baton Rouge and a pioneer for women.
Sharon Weston Broome is a firm believer in achieving progress through inclusion, innovation and information.
Since taking office, Mayor Broome has placed a heavy focus on improving the quality of life for citizens while building resiliency through infrastructure improvements. She has focused on addressing transportation, drainage, public safety, education, economic development and revitalizing neighborhoods.
We've accomplished incredible things over the last four years together.
Mayor Broome delivered on her commitment to address traffic congestion in East Baton Rouge Parish with the $1 billion MovEBR Infrastructure Enhancement & Traffic Mitigation Plan.
HealthyBR is improving health outcomes and health access to address economic stability, neighborhood and physical environment, education, food access, community and social connection, and access to healthcare.
Operation Fresh Start is part of the Mayor-President’s comprehensive strategy to combat blight in East Baton Rouge Parish. The quarterly effort was kicked off in 2018 and has yielded incredible results for our city and parish.
Stormwater Master Plan is a 3-year, $15 million-dollar initiative to evaluate, collect data, and model storm water drainage across CityParish. The plan will allow the City-Parish to identify critical drainage improvement projects. Funding has been provided through FEMA, with an additional match from OCD.
Mayor Broome stands committed to making sure our police department is advancing 21st century policing practices, leading to an 18% decrease in killings in the city in 2019.Learn More
Under Mayor Broome’s leadership, our economic outlook is strong with more than 5,000 new jobs projected within the next 18 months. This growth will be fueled by a combination of expansion projects and new investors entering our market in the areas of Oil/Gas, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Retail, and Technology.Learn More
Since taking office in January 2017, Mayor Broome has identified ways to streamline the management and efficiency of City-Parish Government. These efforts have identified up to $7 million in potential savings.Learn More
Every East Baton Rouge Parish resident knows there are many incredible reasons to live in the capital - but the legacy of poor drainage and traffic is not one of them.Learn More
After working with stakeholders, community leaders, and residents like you, Mayor-President Broome's team design a plan to address Healthy Living, Behavioral Health, HIV/STI, and Access to Care in East Baton Rouge Parish.Learn More
By stabilizing neighborhoods in crisis, investing in quality, affordable housing options, and empowering residents to lead the change in their own communities, Mayor-President Broome is promoting community development across East Baton Rouge Parish.Learn More
We're safely celebrating our city and our parish in support of Mayor-President Broome's leadership.
Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in the news.
Sharon Weston Broome acknowledges she made some mistakes in her first term as mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, but says what she learned from those mistakes will make her an even better "servant leader" in a second term.
Make a difference in this election before it's too late!