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Daily Archives: November 21st, 2015

Democrat John Bel Edwards elected Governor of Louisiana in a stunning runoff upset

Excerpt: Bay­ou State vot­ers shocked the Louisiana Repub­li­can Par­ty and pun­dits across the coun­try Sat­ur­day night, over­whelm­ing­ly choos­ing Demo­c­ra­t­ic State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive John Bel Edwards as the next gov­er­nor of Louisiana over the once-heavy favorite, U.S. Repub­li­can Sen­a­tor David Vit­ter, a vic­tor of many past statewide elections. Edwards, forty-nine, cur­rent­ly rep­re­sents Louisiana’s 72nd Dis­trict in its House […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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