‘The citizens of Louisiana spoke, or didn’t speak, and made a decision.’
Most noticeably absent from the debate was the race’s early front-runner.
‘This debate format is a biased sham that is purposely designed to damage Republicans.’
‘For some reason in Louisiana we send the same politicians, running the same plays, year after year.’
A crowded field is vying to replace Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, who is unable to seek reelection because of consecutive term limits.
So far, the candidates have been relatively civil. Whether that remains the case has yet to be seen.
‘Time is of the essence and I cannot sit on the sidelines when the future of our state is at stake.’
Democrats have yet to identify a successor in the Governor’s mansion.
Richard Nelson, 36, is the youngest candidate so far.