Edwards to be sworn into second term as Louisiana Governor


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will be sworn in to a second term later this morning in Baton Rouge.

The swearing-in ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. on the steps of the Capitol.

Choirs from Grambling State University and Centenary College will take part in the inauguration ceremony.

Members of the Louisiana House of Representatives and State Senate will also be sworn in for a new term at 10 a.m.

Edwards will travel to New Orleans after the inauguration to watch LSU play Clemson in the college football championship game in the Superdome. The game prompted the cancellation of the traditional inaugural ball.

President Donald Trump will also be in New Orleans to watch the game.

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