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Friday, 13 November 2015 14:58
Quickie: Vitter's rally, Engster Time, No blowout, FBI
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QUICKIEA Louisiana governor's race Friday afternoon quickie--getting to the meat.

 

A EDWARDS BLOWOUT?

Right now, don’t bet on it.

Despite UNO’s poll showing a 22-point differential in Jon Bel Edwards’ favor, the most accurate pollster this gubernatorial election cycle, Verne Kennedy, is doing daily tracking.

As of Wednesday, David Vitter has slightly closed the gap to 11 points with a 26% African American turnout and a four point advantage with black turnout at only 20%.  Indicators of turnout so far show the black turnout to be over 26% based upon early voting, however.

It is important to note that there can be swings one way or another, depending upon the days’ events and what matters, of course, is election day.

We will update you daily, if the poll information becomes available.

ENGSTER TIME

Today, I will be a guest of the popular statewide radio talk show hosted by Jim Engster starting at 4:15 pm.  You can hear it on 107.3 AM http://www.talk1073.com/home/lineup/185618-the-jim-engster-show.html along with the daily podcasts.

GATORPAC AND TEA PARTY PATRIOTS TO RALLY FOR SENATOR VITTER SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Madisonville, LA: GatorPAC and Col. Rob Maness will join Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund at multiple rallies in support of Senator David Vitter's bid for Governor tomorrow, Saturday, November 14th.

The times and locations are as follows:

9:00am - 10:00am

Coffee & TEA Party Patriots Rally

Kenner Pavilion

3800 Loyola Dr., Kenner, Louisiana

11:00am - 12:00pm

St. Tammany Rally

Covington Office

333 N. New Hampshire St. Covington, Louisiana

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Livingston Rally

Destiny International Church

322 Rushing Rd. Denham Springs, Louisiana

SOUNDS OF SILENCE 

This just in from the Louisiana Democratic Party

After a week that saw his campaign rocked by yet another wave of new allegations ofillegal activities, David Vitter continues to stonewall the public, and to avoid answering questions about the web of scandal surrounding his entire operation.

In a major development, investigators from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office met yesterday with the FBI regarding the complex array of illegalities and improprieties attributed to the Vitter campaign and its operatives.

Among the many suspicious activities Vitter’s henchmen were implicated in:illegal video and audio taping of private citizens;strong-arming witnesses and manufacturing affidavits; andintimidation and harassment.

“David Vitter continues to try run out the clock on this election by alternately lying to us and ducking tough questions. Did his campaign break the law?,” said Stephen Handwerk, Executive Director of the Louisiana Democratic Party. “The people of Louisiana deserve a straight answer to some tough questions, Senator.The voters won’t wait while you get your story straight.“

WHERE YOU BEEN?

AFP is intervening in #lagov for the first time, attacking JBE for holding the exact same position as Vitter: pic.twitter.com/cIEtUKmHoR

— Kevin Yeaux (@KevinYeaux) November 13, 2015
Crouere: Vitter's goes reality TV with Duck Dynasty, not come clean with reality

 

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