BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s state treasurer has signed up for the fall ballot, becoming the last of seven statewide elected officials to register for re-election.
Republican John Schroder, who won his position in a 2017 special election, qualified Wednesday for the Oct. 12 election, on the second day of the three-day signup period.
He’ll face a rematch in the race. Democratic lawyer Derrick Edwards registered Tuesday to run against Schroder.
Also drawing a repeat opponent is Republican Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin. Gwen Collins-Greenup, a Democrat who lost to Ardoin in a special election for secretary of state last year, has qualified to run again for the position.
Only two statewide elected officials have yet to attract challengers: Republicans Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and Attorney General Jeff Landry.
Candidate registration continues through Thursday.