Baton Rouge business man announces run for governor

Baton Rouge business man announces run for governor
(Marie Constantin)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Governor John Bel Edwards has his first official opponent for his re-election bid.

Baton Rouge businessman, Eddie Rispone, filed his paperwork Wednesday, October 10 to join the 2019 race. Rispone has been a donor to the Republican side in the past. He says he plans to invest his own money in his campaign.

Rispone also says he’ll make an official campaign announcement later this year.

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