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I know October 2023 will be long remembered for the tragic events in Israel, but also, on Oct. 14, something quite exciting and encouraging happened in Louisiana. Jeff Landry, a Trump-endorsed candidate for Governor of the great state of Louisiana, won the election in a walk-off grand slam fashion. With 51.6% of the vote, avoiding a run-off election for the first time since 2011, Democrat Shawn Wilson, got only 25.9% of the vote. 25.9!
The results mapped out like this:
This looks as solid as the map of Florida did for Desantis when he handily won re-election. So, after eight years of Democrat government, has Louisiana seen the light?
Maybe take a break from the tragedy unfolding in the Middle East, and enjoy some happy thoughts of a solidly Republican Louisiana.
Combined with the great news from Pennsylvania, this is shaping up to be a solid election cycle in 2024…(knocked on wood)
Pennsylvania? In case you missed it — this year, they implemented an automatic voter registration system. Voters are registering Republicans at a 10:1 clip over Democrats.
So be of good cheer in these dark days; there is some good news to be found.Published in