Fourth Republican joins Louisiana gubernatorial race

Posted on AllSides January 18th, 2023
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State Rep. Richard Nelson launched his campaign for Louisiana governor on Wednesday, joining a swelling list of prominent Republicans who are running to lead the state. Nelson, of Mandeville, joins Attorney General Jeff Landry, State Treasurer John Schroder and state Sen. Sharon Hewitt in vying for the GOP nomination. Hunter Lundy, a Lake Charles small-business owner and attorney, has said he'll be running as an independent. No Democrats have entered the race yet. Nelson, 36, is the youngest candidate so far. He is an attorney...

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