Matthew “Matt” Watson was elected District 11 Metropolitan Councilman in the November 8, 2016 primary. Born in Midland, MI, Matt moved to Natchitoches, LA to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Social Thought from the Louisiana Scholars’ College on the campus of Northwestern State University. He then moved to the great city of Baton Rouge and has called it home since 1997.
Matt lives in the Old Goodwood neighborhood with his two children and attends Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. He ran inter-agency communications, community outreach and research as the Legislative Aide for the previous District 11 administration. Matt is the East Baton Rouge accounts manager for Cajun Ready Mix Concrete which affords him first-hand experience and knowledge of how we are growing in the five parish area.
As the father of two young children, Matt is passionate about public safety. In 2015 he helped craft new laws regulating door-to-door solicitation on your private property. In 2014 he worked to improve quality of life on our neighborhood streets by helping craft the law reducing the speed limit on residential streets to 25 mph.
Always available, Matt attends civic association meetings to hear your concerns about where we are as a city/parish, find out what is happening in your neighborhood and talk about what we can do to make Baton Rouge the city/parish we all deserve.
Contact District 11
Molly McWhorter serves as Legislative Aide with her focus being community outreach, inter office communications and research. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jonathan Tittlebaum serves as Legislative Aide with his focus being infrastructure, property disputes and zoning. email@example.com