Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards re-elected

Democratic incumbent Governor John Bel Edwards speaks to a crowd at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel on November 16, 2019 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Gov. John Bel Edwards has reportedly been elected to a second term, defeating Republican businessman Eddie Rispone after being forced into a runoff election.

Louisiana's governor forced into runoff

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month as voters send him to a runoff election.