Congressman Ralph Abraham Enters Louisiana Governor’s Race

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham jumped into the Louisiana Governor’s race, becoming the second Republican to announce he’ll challenge Democrat John Bel Edwards in the 2019 election.

“I’m running for governor, and I intend to win,” Abraham said in a brief statement, while announcing he’ll have an official campaign launch early 2019.

Abraham, a family medicine doctor from rural northeast Louisiana, joins Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone as the Republican candidates looking to win the Governors seat.

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