John Bel Edwards
Running for Governor
John Bel Edwards is a Democratic candidate running for re-election as Governor of Louisiana. If re-elected, his priorities will be reducing excess state spending, expanding Medicaid, securing economic development projects, and criminal justice reform. Edwards signed Act 636 into law in 2017, restoring voting rights to more than 40,000 Louisianans. He states that he is committed to reducing incarceration rates in Louisiana.
- United States Military Academy at West Point (B.S., 1984-1988)
- Louisiana State University Hebert Law Center (J.D.)
- U.S. Army Airborne Ranger
- Governor of Louisiana (2016-Present)
- GNOHA: 57