Election Day was Saturday, Oct. 12 for Louisiana primaries. People from around the state voted on statewide races, all of which were held by Republicans, besides John Bel. Edwards, the Deep South’s only Democratic Governor. View election results from those races here.
The debate will feature the three candidates polling at 5 percent or higher - according to a poll commission by Gray Televeision and iuts partners. According to that poll, incumbent Gov. John Bell Edwards (D) leads the race at 45 percent, while Eddie Rispone (R) is at 22 percent and U.S. Rep. Ralph
Registrar of Voters for Calcasieu Parish, Kim Fontenot said the numbers show that polling places stayed busy and that a lot of people, especially in Southwest Louisiana are interested in this election.
In a new exclusive Gray Television poll, Democratic Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards comfortably leads his two chief Republican rivals, Eddie Rispone and Ralph Abraham, with five days left to the primary election
KPLC and Gray Television stations across the state are hosting the final debate of the Louisiana Governor’s race, and we want to hear from you. We’re asking voters across Louisiana to share with us the questions they want to ask the candidates.
“Election 2019: The Final Debate” will air live statewide from the KSLA News 12 Studios on Oct. 9, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on KSLA-Shreveport, WVUE-News Orleans, WAFB-Baton Rouge, KNOE-Monroe, KPLC-Lake Charles and KALB-Alexandria.