Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards casts ballot early - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards casts ballot early

John Bel Edwards early votes in Hammond. (Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB) John Bel Edwards early votes in Hammond. (Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB)
HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) -

At least one candidate for governor is already taking advantage of the early voting period.

Democratic candidate John Bel Edwards cast his ballot Thursday in Hammond for next week's runoff election.

His wife, Donna, also voted.

There has been no word yet on whether Edwards's opponent, US Sen. David Vitter, will vote early or wait until Election Day.  

Early voting continues through Saturday. Election Day is the following Saturday, November 21.

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