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Governor’s Race Update (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-09-20

Duration: 00:06:10

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 2019 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2019 | Edwards, John Bel | Abraham, Ralph L. | Rispone, Eddie


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Deslatte, Melinda Interviewee
  • Hilburn, Greg Interviewee


This segment from the September 20, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s update on the 2019 gubernatorial election between Governor John Bel Edwards (D), Congressman Ralph Abraham (R), and businessman Eddie Risponse (R). He interviews Melinda Deslatte of the Associated Press and Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network. They discuss: Risponse’s attack ad against Abraham; the impact of endorsements; the upcoming debates; and Governor John Bel Edwards’ hope to win the October 12th primary election outright and avoid the run-off election.