Sabine voters prefer Vitter for governor; Richardson re-elected as sheriff

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In the hotly contested race for Louisiana governor, Sabine voters overwhelmingly supported current U.S. Senator David Vitter to take over for unpopular Republican Bobby Jindal instead of Democrat John Bel Edwards, who received 40 percent of the popular vote statewide compared to Vitter’s 23 percent. In Sabineland, Vitter received 40 percent of the vote, or 2,479 ballots cast for, to the Democrat’s 23 percent.

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