Attorney General and former US Congressman Jeff Landry (R) had been openly considering launching a challenge to Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) next year. Yesterday, however, he began to hedge whether he will actually move forward. Knowing that Sen. John Kennedy (R) is making statements suggesting that he will enter and promises an announcement before December 1st, Mr. Landry indicated that he will not run for Governor if Sen. Kennedy ultimately decides to do so. Thus, it is appearing likely that Republicans will be coalescing behind Sen. Kennedy, which will enhance the party’s chances of unseating the first-term Governor.
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