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Mayoral candidates, city councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, left, and Desiree Charbonnet a former Municipal Court judge, right, prepare to participate in an hour-long televised debate before Election Day at the WWL studio and moderated by WWL's anchor Thanh Truong in New Orleans, La., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

Advocate staff photo by MAX BECHERER

The polls across Louisiana close at 8 p.m. Saturday as New Orleans will elect its first female mayor in the city's history.

Watch WWL-TV live coverage below (or click here), starting at 8 p.m.

-- Click here to live election results for New Orleans and across Louisiana.

-- Click here to see an interactive map showing New Orleans mayoral race results.