Survey: Kennedy has a 9-percentage point lead in a head-to-head race with the governor
Posted on 10/24/2018 12:50:00 PM.

Alongside the announcement that John Kennedy will announce his gubernatorial intentions by December 1st, the U.S. Senator released a poll showing he leads Governor Edwards 48% to 39% in a theoretical race. UL Lafayette Political Sci Professor Pearson Cross says the survey is a reminder that Edwards faces tough re-election chances.  

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Sen. John Kennedy sets governor's race decision deadline
Posted on 10/24/2018 6:08:00 AM.

U.S Senator John Kennedy says he’ll make a decision by December 1st on whether he'll run for governor next year. Fellow Republicans Ralph Abraham and Jeff Landry are also looking at challenging Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards, so ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says the December 1 deadline is critical.

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Sen. Kennedy says he's thinking about running for Governor
Posted on 4/11/2018 8:16:00 PM.

Speculation continues over who will run against Governor John Bel Edwards as we are 18 months out from the primary. Two Republicans have come to the forefront, U.S. Senator John Kennedy and Congressman Ralph Abraham. Both say they are exploring the idea of running. Kennedy was asked about it Wednesday.

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Edwards elected governor; Vitter to leave politics
Posted on 11/21/2015 11:00:00 PM.
A state representative from Amite is the next governor of Louisiana. John Bel Edwards defeated Republican David Vitter by double digits, becoming the first Democrat to win a statewide election since 2008. Edwards says his victory is a breeze of hope for Louisiana.
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John Bel Edwards touts gubernatorial candidacy
Posted on 7/22/2014 4:29:00 AM.
Amite Representative John Bel Edwards spoke to the Baton Rouge Press Club about why voters should support him for governor next year. Thus far, he is the only declared Democrat in the race.
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Vitter announces run for governor in 2015
Posted on 1/21/2014 12:22:00 PM.
Republican US Senator David Vitter made it official today as he announced that he will run for governor in 2015. Publisher of, John Maginnis, says it's not a surprise Vitter has decided to make a run for the mansion, and he enters the campaign as a front-runner to replace Bobby Jindal, who is term-limited.
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