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Run-off Elections Preview (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-12-09

Duration: 00:05:25

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 2016 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2016 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2016 | Political analysis


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Couvillon, John Interviewee
  • Cross, Pearson Interviewee
  • Crisp, Elizabeth Interviewee


This segment from the December 9, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ preview of the upcoming December 10th run-off elections. She covers: the 3rd Congressional District election between Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle (R) and Clay Higgins (R); the 4th Congressional District election between State Representative Mike Johnson (R) and Marshall Jones (D); and the United States Senate election between State Treasurer John Kennedy (R) and Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell (D). Spires interviews: John Couvillon, a polling analyst with JMC Analytics; Dr. Pearson Cross, a political science professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL); and Elizabeth Crisp, a reporter with “The Advocate” newspaper. Host: Charlie Whinham