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Who’s in the Governor’s Race? (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-12-07

Duration: 00:08:01

Subjects: Elections, 2019 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2019 | Mann, Robert, 1958- | Hilburn, Greg | Abraham, Ralph L. | Kennedy, John Neely | Edwards, John Bel | Rispone, Eddie


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Mann, Bob Interviewee
  • Hilburn, Greg Interviewee


This segment from the December 7, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Bob Mann of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication and Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network. They discuss: Congressman Ralph Abraham announcing his candidacy in the 2019 gubernatorial election; United States Senator John Kennedy’s decision not to run; Kennedy’s late decision possibly keeping other Republicans out of the race; Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone’s candidacy; and Governor John Bel Edwards’ chances for re-election.