Angola Warden Still Undecided About Governor Run
The stench of the just completed United States Senate race has just about left the area and it won't be too much longer until voters of Louisiana will begin detecting another foul odor filling up the airwaves of radio and television. The run for Louisiana Governor is technically off and running although the official list of candidates has not quite been completely filled out.
One man who's name has been mentioned on several occasions in the run for the state's top job is Louisiana State Penitentiary Warden Burl Cain. Cain met with reporters yesterday in Baton Rouge and was asked his thoughts about a possible run for the top job in the state.
"Just out there to think about, that's all I'm doing, and I don't have any organizations, I don't have any money, haven't done anything, but just be ol Burl."
Cain's comments were reported by the Louisiana Radio Network.
Cain has been the top man at the Angola prison since 1995. A run for the governorship would mean he would have to step down from that position. Since he is a civil servant, those are the rules and he indicated it would be a decision he and his family would make together.
"I told my wife don't read anymore into it, because we can not cross the line, we are not going to cross the line, we're not gonna be, what we don't need to be, until we need to be,"
Voters across the state will choose a successor to Bobby Jindal in a general election to be held October 24th of this year.