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Ballot Blowout

Edwards Upsets Vitter



Saturday (11.21) bore witness to one of the largest upsets in Louisana political history. Democrat John Bel Edwards defeated Republican David Vitter by nearly ten percent to become the next goveror of Louisiana.Billy Nunguesser offed Kip Jolden tot winthe race for Lieutenant Governor and Jeff Landry outed incumbent James "Buddy" Caldwell for Attorney General.

 

Check out the results below (as of 10:05p.m.)

 

 

  • Governor
  • 3744 of 3945 precincts reporting: 95% - absentee: 100%
     
    John Bel Edwards (DEM)
     
    605801
    55%
     
     
     
    David Vitter (REP)
     
    491794
    45%
     
     
     
     
    Total: 1097595
     
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • 3744 of 3945 precincts reporting: 95% - absentee: 100%
     
    Melvin L. "Kip" Holden (DEM)
     
    469860
    43%
     
     
     
    "Billy" Nungesser (REP)
     
    611114
    57%
     
     
     
     
    Total: 1080974
     
  • Attorney General
  • 3744 of 3945 precincts reporting: 95% - absentee: 100%
     
    James D. "Buddy" Caldwell (REP)
     
    447061
    43%
     
     
     
    "Jeff" Landry (REP)
     
    587184
    57%
     
     
     
     
    Total: 1034245
     
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