OOPS! Former Governor Edwin Edwards is mistaken for John Bel Edwards

Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. — (WGNO) – Okay, so they’ve both governed our state, they’re both Democrats, and one of them will be in the Governor’s Mansion for four more years.

But a word to the wise for national media:  former Governor Edwin Edwards is not the same man as Governor John Bel Edwards– even if Edwin did show up at John Bel’s re-election victory party Saturday night!

More on the Associated Press mistake that would have surprised both “Edwards-es” in this video clip from WGNO News.

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