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Pop Quiz on the Governor’s Race (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-09-04

Duration: 00:07:32

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015 | Vitter, David | Angelle, Scott | DARDENNE, JAY | Edwards, John Bel


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Angelle, Scott Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Alford, Jeremy Interviewee


This segment from the September 4, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on the lack of voter interest in the upcoming October 24th primary for the 2015 gubernatorial election. This report includes highlights from the September 2nd student gubernatorial forum held at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, which United States Senator David Vitter did not attend. Whinham interviews Jeremy Alford, the editor and publisher of LaPolitics, who discusses the four major candidates in the race, U.S. Senator Vitter, Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne, and State Representative John Bel Edwards.