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May 09, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Kevin Barnhart reporting (WWL.com) - A statewide poll funded by Harris, Deville & Associates indicates that Governor Edwards leads the October primary with 38% voter support, followed by Congressman Ralph Abraham with 23%, and Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone has 7%. 32% of respondents are...
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USA TODAY
April 11, 2019 - 9:12 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards has faced one of his Republican gubernatorial challengers for the first time, squaring off with Congressman Ralph Abraham in a policy-focused forum that touched on health care, infrastructure and taxes. Edwards, who is running for reelection, painted...
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April 11, 2019 - 8:49 am
(WWL.com) Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham is touting over 100 endorsements from elected officials in 26 parishes in his run to unseat Governor Edwards in fall. The list features five district attorneys, two state reps, and a number of mayors, sheriffs, and others. Monroe Representative Jay...
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March 30, 2019 - 1:18 pm
(WWL.com) - Congressman and Republican Gubernatorial candidate Ralph Abraham raised a million dollars in the first hundred days of his campaign to unseat Governor Edwards. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says it’s a crucial fundraising marker to cross, but it still puts the candidate in 3rd place...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:13 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Late to enter the Louisiana governor's race, Republican U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham has some catching up to do on the fundraising front. Abraham has less personal wealth than his GOP competitor Eddie Rispone and nowhere near the millions that Democratic incumbent John Bel...
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January 09, 2019 - 4:58 pm
(WWL.com) - After a 2015 GOP gubernatorial blood bath that saw the ascendance of The South’s only Democratic governor, Louisiana Republican operative Scott Wilfong said the party is taking a hard look in 2019 at throwing their weight behind just one candidate before the October open primary...
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January 02, 2019 - 7:51 am
(WWL.com) A major story in 2019 will be the governor's race. Democrat John Bel Edwards is up for re-election and there's two announced Republican challengers, Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone. UL-Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says it's unclear who will be Edwards' biggest...
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December 27, 2018 - 10:39 am
(WWL.com) Congressman and gubernatorial candidate Ralph Abraham holds a fundraiser in Monroe tonight to beef up his campaign war chest, as he attempts to catch up to the at least five million dollars in campaign funds reported by the Edwards re-election campaign earlier this year. ULM Poli Sci...
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Jim Hanzo
December 06, 2018 - 9:37 am
The Advocate reports that U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham has thrown his hat in the ring for governor. Abraham will be challenging Gov. John Bel Edwards in the 2019 election. Abraham, a Republican has represented Louisiana's 5th Congressional district in the northeastern part of Louisiana since 2015. He...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:30 pm
(WWL.com) Work continues during the lame duck session of Congress on approving a new Farm Bill, but work requirements for food stamp recipients continue to be a major stumbling block. Republican Representative Ralph Abraham from Richland Parish is pushing for work or educational requirements for...
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