Today in The Rundown: Why early voting is important; gubernatorial goes negative; and much more.
Days until the 2015 primary election day: 12
Days until the runoff (as needed):40
Days until the Iowa caucuses: 114
Where in the world is Gov. Bobby Jindal? Gov. Jindal is campaigning in Iowa this week.
Governor: Candidates use negative ads to boost standings in Louisiana governor’s race http://bit.ly/1VMUoIV
Elex: Why early voting matters in Louisiana http://bit.ly/1Qk8SZT
LA Gov: The RGA is getting into the Louisiana governor’s race a bit earlier than expected. http://bit.ly/1Pk7eJt
BESE: Oct. 24 primary will determine majority of BESE, and more http://bit.ly/1VMUlwv
Ag commish: Money is the issue as Agriculture chief Strain faces three challengers in Oct. 24 primary http://bit.ly/1Qk8pHd
ICYMI: Here are The Advocate’s recent profiles on each of the four major candidates, plus the other lower-tier candidates in the race: Scott Angelle (http://bit.ly/1MX62cs); Jay Dardenne (http://bit.ly/1gSkO8G); John Bel Edwards (http://bit.ly/1LvRVxw ); David Vitter (http://bit.ly/1MX5HGE); and others (http://bit.ly/1LvSck7).