BATON ROUGE, LA– On March 20, 2021, Governor Edwards issued a statement congratulating Congresswoman elect Julia Letlow on her win.

His statement read in part, “I look forward to working with her on behalf of the people of Louisiana at this critical moment for our state and our nation.”

Governor Edwards also mentioned the bittersweet nature of the win. “This is a proud day for Julia, her children, all of her supporters and our state, but it is also a bittersweet day as she wins the seat opened by the passing of her late husband, Luke.”