Rispone calls Gov. Edwards to concede

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - WAFB has learned Eddie Rispone conceded to Gov. John Bel Edwards in a phone call on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Edwards and Rispone debated on Oct. 9, 2019, before the Oct. election. They will meet again on Oct. 30. (Source: Gray TV)

The news was first reported by WAFB on Election Night after Political Analyst Jim Engster projected Edwards to win.

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An official statement from Rispone is expected.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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