Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards wins reelection in Louisiana

BREAKING: Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards wins reelection in Louisiana.

17.11.2019

BREAKING: Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards wins reelection in Louisiana.

The Deep South's only Democratic governor overcame a self-funding GOP opponent and two Trump visits in the final weeks of the race.

Edwards framed his profile as a pro-gun, anti-abortion Democrat who keeps the liberal wing of his party at arm's length. Rispone, meanwhile, was banking on a late-game

Trump warned voters there that a defeat of incumbent GOP Gov. Matt Bevin would reflect poorly on him. Similarly, at a Louisiana rally this week, he told supporters, "You got to give me a big win, please, O.K.?"

The five-week sprint to the general election was ugly and expensive. According to Advertising Analytics, Rispone's campaign spent $4.8 million since the primary and was bolstered by a number of Republican outside groups that brought overall GOP ad spending to over $10 million. Edwards' reelection campaign spent $4.6 million — and, including outside groups, the effort to reelect him spent over $9 million.

released earlier this week showed Edwards just 2 points in front of Rispone, well within the margin of error.

"Louisiana can send the radical left a message that they can never ignore. Vote for Eddie Rispone," Trump said in a

At the same time, Edwards didn't shy away from noting his staunch opposition to abortion, including signing a "heartbeat" abortion ban that his allies hope underscores his identity as a conservative Democrat on the campaign trail.

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