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 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.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.
President Trump rallied supporters in Tupelo, Miss. Friday night in a bid to shore up Republican support ahead of the state’s tightest gubernatorial race in nearly a generation.
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.
“We all know that I would defeat Jeanne Shaheen, but others can too.”