User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

John Bel Edwards Elected Governor (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-11-27

Duration: 00:12:21

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Vitter, David | Politics | Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lee, Silas Panelist
  • Henderson, Michael Panelist
  • Couvillon, John Panelist
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Vitter, David Speaker


This segment from the November 27, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with: Dr. Silas Lee, a political pollster and sociology professor at Xavier University; Dr. Michael Henderson, LSU Public Policy Research Lab; and John Couvillon, the founder and president of JMC Enterprises of Louisiana/ JMC Analytics and Polling. They discuss the election of John Bel Edwards as the next Governor of Louisiana, including: their takeaways from the gubernatorial election; Edwards’ victory speech; his transition team; why Edwards defeated United States Senator David Vitter; and the accuracy of the polls during the campaign.