Today in The Rundown: It’s the deadline for candidates to file their election day expenses; a new poll is out in the governor’s race; a Democrat makes an AG endorsement; and more.

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Countdown…

Days until the runoff: 18

Days until gubernatorial inauguration: 69

Days until the Iowa caucuses: 92

The News

LA Gov quicktake: See where the candidates stand on key issues: http://bit.ly/1l5qq2l

Poll: A new independent poll on the gubernatorial runoff shows Democrat John Bel Edwards with a 20-point lead over Republican David Vitter. http://bit.ly/1RqgDhn

Campaign Cash: James Carville is hosting a fundraiser at his New Orleans home for Democrat John Bel Edwards. Other high profile Dems scheduled to be there include former Gov. Kathleen Blanco, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu. http://bit.ly/1GYWQoO

Jindal: A new Iowa poll has Gov. Bobby Jindal ahead of Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina, among others, there. Jindal was tied for 5th place at 6 percent. http://bit.ly/1XKXpae

AG: The main Democrat in the attorney general’s race, who didn’t win enough votes to get into the runoff, has come out in support of one of the two Republicans still standing. http://bit.ly/1l5qcs2

Schools: A new federal pilot program will help officials provide extra support to some students in Baton Rouge. http://bit.ly/1XKY6A5

Coming up

Deadline: Today is the deadline for candidates to report their expenditures from the day of the Oct. 24 primary.

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