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Primary Election Results (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-10-30

Duration: 00:10:03

Subjects: Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015 | Edwards, John Bel | Vitter, David | Politics


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Couvillon, John Interviewee
  • Johnson, Martin Interviewee
  • Lee, Silas Interviewee


This segment from the October 30, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford moderating an in-studio panel discussion with: John Couvillon, the founder and president of JMC Enterprises of Louisiana/ JMC Analytics and Polling; Dr. Martin Johnson, a political communications professor at LSU; and Dr. Silas Lee, a political pollster and sociology professor at Xavier University. They discuss: the results of the October 24th statewide primary election; low voter turnout; and the paths to victory for State Representative John Bel Edwards (D) and United States Senator David Vitter (R) in the runoff for the gubernatorial election.