John Bel Edwards endorses Shawn Wilson in 2023 Louisiana governor's race

Posted on AllSides March 28th, 2023
From The Center

Gov. John Bel Edwards on Tuesday endorsed Shawn Wilson's campaign for Louisiana governor, saying the longtime transportation official will bridge partisan divides and has the government know-how to confront the state's many challenges.

Wilson, who officially announced his candidacy on Monday, appears to be the only major Democrat who will run for governor this year. His party affiliation will pose challenges in a state where no Democrat other than Edwards has won a statewide office since 2007.

But on Tuesday, Edwards, Wilson's boss in the years he spent as chief of...

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