***Live Updates*** Louisiana Runoff Election Results

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Louisiana holds its gubernatorial runoff election on Saturday between incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican challenger Eddie Rispone. Polls will close at 9 PM ET.

Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates of the election results. All times eastern.

11:20 PM:

11:19 PM: The Honey Badger weighs in on tonight’s results:

11:16 PM: Interesting. John Bel Edwards needs to really thank Coach O, “6-4, 270” Clyde Edwards-Helaire, and “Jeaux Burreaux”….?

 

11:15 PM:

 

11:10 PM:

11:05 PM: The Associated Press’s frame:

10:58 PM:

10:55 PM: Local outlets have also called for John Bel Edwards.

 

 

John Bel Edwards 50.7% (735,753), Rispone 49.3% (716, 411) with 96 percent reporting.

10:35 PM: A few thousand votes separate them:

10:30 PM: Rispone 50.3 (639, 619), Edwards 49.7 (631,614) with 80% reporting
10:25 PM: Rispone 50.6, 49.3 with 70% reporting.

10:10 PM: Rispone 50.6, Edwards, 49.3 with 53% reporting.

9:37: PM: Rispone 52.1, Edwards 47.9 with 4.3% reporting.

 

9:25 PM:

9:20 PM:

9:05 PM: Rispone 60.4% (17,048), Edwards 39.6% (11,176) with 1% reporting.

9:00 PM: Polls are now closed. Trump made four electric campaign appearances in the state and asked voters to send Washington a message. He predicted tonight’s results would be the first step in his 2020 reelection campaign.

8:30 PM: Polls close at the top of the hour in Louisiana:

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