2023 Louisiana gubernatorial election

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

John Bel Edwards
Democratic



The 2023 Louisiana gubernatorial election will take place on October 14, 2023, to elect the next Governor of Louisiana. Incumbent Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards will not be eligible to seek a third consecutive term due to Louisiana's term limits.[1]

Under Louisiana's jungle primary system, all candidates will appear on the same ballot, regardless of party, and voters may vote for any candidate, regardless of their party affiliation.

Democratic candidates

Potential

Republican candidates

Publicly expressed interest

Potential

General election

Polling

Hypothetical polling
Jungle primary
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Bill
Cassidy
(R)
Sharon Weston
Broome
(D)
Sharon
Hewitt
(R)
John
Kennedy
(R)
Jeff
Landry
(R)
Billy
Nungesser
(R)
John
Schroder
(R)
Gary
Smith Jr.
(D)
Undecided
JMC Analytics (R) March 21–23, 2022 600 (LV) ± 4.0% 10% 14% 2% 22% 11% 7% 1% 4% 29%
Runoff election
Generic Democrat vs. generic Republican
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Generic
Democrat
Generic
Republican
Undecided
JMC Analytics (R) March 21–23, 2022 600 (LV) ± 4.0% 33% 50% 17%

Notes

  1. ^ a b Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear

References

  1. ^ "Louisiana Constitution of 1974" (PDF). Government of Louisiana. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Wright, Robert J. "Who are the favorites to be Louisiana's next governor?". 710 Keel. 710 Keel. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Alford, Jeremy. "Thinking about 2023? You can bet some of these Louisiana politicians are". houmatoday. houmatoday. Retrieved 2 February 2021.
  4. ^ https://louisianaradionetwork.com/2022/03/28/jmc-analytics-poll-finds-the-2023-governors-race-is-wide-open/
  5. ^ Crouere, Jeff. "Watch out for Jeff Landry, who's already making moves in next governor's race, columnist says". The Advocate. The Advocate. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Landry, Nungesser looking toward 2023 governor's election". Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  7. ^ a b c Paterson, Blake (October 18, 2021). "State Sen. Rick Ward says he's considering a run for governor of Louisiana". The Advocate. Archived from the original on October 19, 2021. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  8. ^ "After crossing Trump, Cassidy weighs governor bid". Politico. March 30, 2022. Retrieved December 28, 2021.
  9. ^ a b Keller, Lanny. "Lanny Keller: Will John Bel Edwards be Louisiana's last Democratic governor?". The Advocate. The Advocate. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  10. ^ Hillburn, Greg (November 19, 2019). "Jeff Landry, Billy Nungesser set sights on 2023 Louisiana governor's election". The News-Star. Gannett. Retrieved February 8, 2021.