Candidates begin qualifying today for fall Louisiana elections

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Louisiana election season officially begins today.

Candidates that plan to appear on the October 12 ballot, can begin qualifying. Candidates will have until Thursday to qualify.

The race for Louisiana Governor will be the top race on the ballot. Democratic incumbent Governor already has two Republican challengers, Congressman Ralph Abraham, and businessman Eddie Rispone.

Voters will also decide Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry and Commissioner of Insurance.

State Senators and Representatives are also up for election.

Many Acadiana elected offices are up as well.

Click here to find out who qualifies for both statewide and local elections.

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