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State Rep. John Bel Edwards, (D-Baton Rouge), is pictured before a debate, sponsored by WDSU television, in New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
State Rep. John Bel Edwards, (D-Baton Rouge), is pictured before a debate, sponsored by WDSU television, in New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
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Voters in Louisiana head to the polls on Saturday to elect a new governor. Louisiana is a solidly red state, but recent polls reveal the Democratic candidate, John Bel Edwards, is leading over the Republican candidate, U.S. Senator David Vitter. Sue Lincoln, reporter at WRKF in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and host of WKRF's "Capital Access" show, talks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about the race.

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This segment aired on November 20, 2015.

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