© 2022
1078x200-header-mic.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott to seek fourth term

Democrat May Be Poised To Win Louisiana Governor's Race

State Rep. John Bel Edwards, (D-Baton Rouge), is pictured before a debate, sponsored by WDSU television, in New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
State Rep. John Bel Edwards, (D-Baton Rouge), is pictured before a debate, sponsored by WDSU television, in New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

Voters in Louisiana head to the polls on Saturday to elect a new governor. Louisiana is a solidly red state, but recent polls reveal the Democratic candidate, John Bel Edwards, is leading over the Republican candidate, U.S. Senator David Vitter. Sue Lincoln, reporter at WRKF in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and host of WKRF’s “Capital Access” show, talks with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the race.

Guest

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.