Qualifying for political offices has opened across the state of Louisiana. Candidates have until 4:30 PM Thursday to put their name on the ballot.

The following candidates have qualified to run so far:

GOVERNOR

  • Ralph Abraham (R)
  • Oscar "Omar" Dantzler (D)
  • John Bel Edwards (D)
  • Gary Landrieu (I)
  • Patrick "Live Wire" Landry (R)
  • Eddie Rispone (R)

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

  • Willie Jones (D)
  • Billy Nungesser (R)

SECRETARY OF STATE

  • Kyle Ardoin (R)
  • "Gwen" Collins-Greenup (D)
  • Thomas J. Kennedy III (R)
  • Amanda "Jennings" Smith (R)

ATTORNEY GENERAL

  • "Ike" Jackson Jr. (D)
  • Jeff Landry (R)

TREASURER

  • Derrick Edwards (D)
  • Teresa Kenny (No Party)
  • John M. Schroder (R)

COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

  • Marguerite Green (D)
  • "Charlie" Greer (D)
  • Mike Strain (R)
  • Peter Williams (D)
  • Bradley Zaunbrecher (R)

COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE

  • James J. "Jim" Donelon (R)
  • Tim Temple (R)