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Election Recap (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-11-09

Duration: 00:05:44

Subjects: United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2012 | Boustany, Charles W., Jr. | Landry, Jeff | Louisiana. Supreme Court | Angelle, Scott | Gun Control | ENGSTER, JIM | Political analysis | Elections, 2012 | United States presidential election, 2012


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Engster, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the November 9, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s recap of the 2012 presidential and statewide elections. He interviews political analyst Jim Engster, who discusses: the run-off election in the Third Congressional District between Congressman Charles Boustany and Congressman Jeff Landry; the run-off for the Fifth District of the Louisiana Supreme Court; Scott Angelle winning the Public Service Commission Election outright; the passage of the constitutional amendment related to gun rights; and his expectation of a lower voter turnout for the run-off elections in December.