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Countdown to Election Day (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-10-02

Duration: 00:07:59

Subjects: Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015 | Politics


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Grace, Stephanie Interviewee
  • Johnson, Martin Interviewee


This segment from the October 2, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Stephanie, a columnist with the Advocate newspaper, and Martin Johnson, a political communications professor at LSU. They discuss the upcoming Louisiana gubernatorial election between the four major candidates, Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle (R), Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne (R), State Representative John Bel Edwards (D), and United States Senator David Vitter (R), including: the latest poll numbers; when voters will start paying attention to the election; and the political ads.