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LPB Runoff Debate Recap (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-11-13

Duration: 00:10:01

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


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Cross, Pearson Interviewee
  • Henderson, Michael Interviewee
  • Couvillon, John Interviewee
  • Vitter, David Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


This segment from the November 13, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford moderating an in-studio panel discussion on the 2015 Louisiana gubernatorial runoff election with: Dr. Pearson Cross, a political science professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL); Dr. Michael Henderson, LSU Public Policy Research Lab; and John Couvillon, the founder and president of JMC Enterprises of Louisiana/ JMC Analytics and Polling. They discuss: the latest poll numbers; the expectations for voter turnout; and the runoff debate between State Representative John Bel Edwards (D) and United States Senator David Vitter (R).