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2019 Louisiana governor election

John Bel Edwards (D) has won, 100% of precincts reporting.

Last Updated: Nov 17, 2019 at 8:47 a.m. EST

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards successfully defended his seat in a runoff general election in Louisiana. He faced Republican businessman Eddie Rispone. Edwards and Rispone were the top two vote-getters in the “jungle primary” held Oct. 12.





Baton Rouge

New Orleans

Called/leading Republican

Called/leading Democrat

Candidate Pct. Votes
John Bel Edwards*DEM Check
51.3 % 774,469
Eddie RisponeGOP
48.7 734,128
Total votes from 100% of precincts 1,508,597
* Incumbent

By Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Jason Holt, Isabelle Lavandero, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: AP