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Gov. John Bel Edwards Reelected (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-11-22

Duration: 00:12:13

Subjects: Rispone, Eddie | Politics | Elections, 2019 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2019 | Edwards, John Bel


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Allen, Gary Photographer
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Trump, Donald Speaker
  • Breaux, John Interviewee
  • Rispone, Eddie Speaker
  • Cassidy, Bill Interviewee


This segment from the November 22, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on Governor John Bel Edwards winning reelection in the 2019 gubernatorial election over challenger Eddie Rispone. First, Natasha Williams reports from Governor Edwards’ election night headquarters. It includes highlights of Governor Edwards’ victory speech and an interview with former United States Senator John Breaux. Andre Moreau then reports from Eddie Rispone’s election night headquarters. It includes highlights of Rispone’s concession speech, a brief interview with Rispone, and an interview with United States Senator Bill Cassidy.