Louisiana voters will have three candidates to choose from for governor on the Oct. 12 ballot.

Meet the contenders and see where they stand on key issues.

Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto: Abraham, 65, is a farmer, veterinarian and doctor serving his third term in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 5th Congressional District in which Alexandria and Monroe are the population hubs. He’s also a pilot with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Pilots for Patients.

Incumbent Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite: Edwards, 53, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, won a long-shot victory four years ago…



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