A survey from Harper Polling (R) (IVR) shows Edwards with 36%, Vitter with 26%, and Angelle and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne (R) both at 14%.
In the final debate before voters head to the polls Saturday to vote for governor” Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle (R) “launched the most pointed attack yet on” Sen. David Vitter’s (R) “prostitution scandal.” Angelle said “There is a shadow that has been cast over Sen. Vitter, a shadow that if it continues, will follow Louisiana. When that follows Louisiana, it hurts our ability to create jobs. It hurts our ability to grow our economy. We can’t have a cavalier attitude about this. I understand a serious sin. It is now perhaps a lifestyle that we need to examine, a lifestyle that Louisiana cannot afford.”
Angelle pointed audience members toward a blog that recently published videos including wild, but unproven, accusations about Vitter. Angelle called the videos “concerning,” even though there’s no evidence that there’s any truth to the claims within them.
GOP POLL. A survey from Harper Polling (R) (IVR) shows Edwards with 36%, Vitter with 26%, and Angelle and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne (R) both at 14%. The poll didn’t test candidate-specific runoff scenarios, but found on a generic ballot, 51% would prefer to vote for a Republican candidate and 39% would prefer to vote for a Democrat. (Oct. 16-17; 612 LVs; +/- 3.9%) (release)
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