oday, Gov. John Bel Edwards filed his annual campaign finance report showing that his campaign had $5,013,461.97 cash on hand at the halfway point of his term as governor.
In 2017, Gov. Edwards raised $2,145,518.56 in contributions, with 85 percent of the contributions coming from the citizens of Louisiana. Gov. Edwards also limited his fundraising, according to state law, to months when the Louisiana Legislature was not in session.