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Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ -- John Bel Edwards get a hug from his wife, Donna, after at the Monteleone Hotel in New Orleans, La. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, after defeating David Vitter to become governor of Louisiana.

The race for governor between Democratic candidate John Bel Edwards and Republican David Vitter tops the election ballot. But voters will also decide who will be lieutenant governor and attorney general.

The three statewide offices are among 153 races yet to be settled. Among the other hotly contested races are 14 legislative seats and parishwide officials in 18 parishes, including Ascension and Tangipahoa.

Here you can see live election results as they come in: Baton Rouge area | New Orleans area | Acadiana

Below you can follow live analysis and updates from Advocate editors and writers across South Louisiana.

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