Schedler narrowly beats Tucker for secretary of state

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The secretary of state's race ended up being the closest statewide race of the night and at one time had both men at 50 percent.

However, when it was over, Tom Schedler learned he will keep his job.

He got 51 percent of the vote, compared to Jim Tucker's 49 percent.

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