A former candidate for lieutenant governor has decided to throw his support behind Billy Nungesser's bid for the position. Sammy Kershaw, a Republican who ran for the office in 2007 then again in a special election last year, cited Nungesser's fighting spirit as something that's needed in Baton Rouge and his powerful voice as something that's needed to represent Louisiana tourism to the rest of the country.

Here's Kershaw's endorsement video: