John Bel Edwards

Scoot
November 18, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The election is over, and perhaps the most important result is all those damn political commercials are gone! We, the citizens, endured months of relentless political ads that tested the limits of human tolerance for ugly deception. But the important thing is this - we survived - even if we are a...
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Associated Press
November 17, 2019 - 8:05 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In picking apart Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ reelection victory in the red state of Louisiana, analysts talk of cross-party voters, the get-out-the-vote effort in New Orleans and the Donald Trump factor. But in a year when both the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints...
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Chris Miller
November 16, 2019 - 9:56 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the Deep South's only Democrat in a governor's office, narrowly won reelection, defeating Republican Eddie Rispone, 51 percent to 49 percent, with 100 percent of precincts counted. The race was a hard-fought contest with Edwards and Rispone neck-and-neck...
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Associated Press
November 16, 2019 - 11:20 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a race that has become a nail-biter, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards battled Saturday to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump desperately wants returned to Republicans. Trump has made the runoff election...
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WWL Newsroom
November 16, 2019 - 8:13 am
Gov. John Bel Edwards says the Louisiana fishing industry has been hit with $258 million in losses due to historic flooding this year. In a news release Friday, the governor says the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries conducted an economic impact analysis to determine the flooding...
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WWL Newsroom
November 16, 2019 - 7:19 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters will settle the nation’s last 2019 gubernatorial contest Saturday, deciding whether to give the Deep South’s only Democratic governor a second term or replace him with a Republican businessman favored by President Donald Trump. Democratic incumbent John Bel...
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WWL Newsroom
November 16, 2019 - 7:15 am
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is battling to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump wants returned to Republicans. Saturday's election has become a nail-biter, with no clear favorite for victory. Trump has made the runoff election...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2019 - 2:53 pm
The time for fundraising and voter persuasion in the gubernatorial race is now over and both campaigns are pushing hard to drive voters out to the polls Saturday. Republicans have leaned on Presidential rallies and the GOP Congressional delegation to drive interest. Senator John Kennedy is calling...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2019 - 1:25 pm
A second poll released this week shows Saturday’s election for governor is a virtual tie. The JMC Analytics survey of 600 Louisiana voters finds Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican challenger Eddie Rispone each getting 45% of the vote. Pollster John Couvillon says it all comes down...
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Chris Miller
November 15, 2019 - 9:12 am
It's the final day of campaigning before the polls open and Louisiana voters settle the matter of who will be governor for the next four years. With polls showing very little separation between the candidates, political analyst Clancy DuBos says incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican...
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