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Polls close in Louisiana governor’s race, narrow margin expected

Louisianans voted to settle their contentious governor’s race once and for all Saturday, choosing between incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in a race that has drawn President Trump’s close attention.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards projected to win second term, beating GOP’s Rispone

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards held a narrow lead over Republican challenger Eddie Rispone in Saturday’s gubernatorial runoff, with more than 91 percent of the state’s precincts reporting.

Trump weighs in on tight Louisiana gubernatorial race as polls open

President Trump urged Louisiana voters to oust Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards on Saturday, as polls opened in a tight race that Republicans hope will deliver them a vital seat less than a year before Election Day, and show Trump’s own political strength.

Sen. John Kennedy says he’s a ‘proud deplorable’ at Trump rally, hits ‘latte-drinking, avocado toast-eating insider elite’

Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., slammed the Beltway “elite” during President Trump’s rally for GOP gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone in Bossier City on Thursday evening.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin raises voter-fraud concerns as unofficial tally has him trailing by 5,000 votes

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin voiced concerns Wednesday night that voter fraud may have played a role in the state’s gubernatorial election – after an unofficial count placed the incumbent about 5,000 votes behind his Democratic challenger.

Trump campaign appears to distance itself from Bevin as Kentucky race goes down to wire

The Trump 2020 Campaign signaled Tuesday night that if GOP incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin ends up losing Kentucky’s too-close-to-call gubernatorial race, it won’t have been from President Trump’s lack of trying.

In deep-red Mississippi, Democrats run from anti-Trump rhetoric ahead of election

As Democrats in Washington work feverishly to impeach President Trump, at least one prominent southern Democrat, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, is running away from that effort in a bid to become his state’s next governor.

Polls close in Louisiana primary as Democratic governor seeks to avoid runoff

Polls have closed in Lousiana’s primary election, which will determine whether Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards will face a runoff election next month against one of two GOP contenders.