Press Releases

November 21, 2023

Governor-Elect and Mrs. Landry Meet with Governor and First Lady Edwards at Louisiana Governor’s Mansion

Baton Rouge, La–Today, Governor-elect Jeff Landry and Mrs. Sharon Landry met with Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards at the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion to discuss the gubernatorial transition, life at the mansion, and the day-to-day demands of being governor and first lady.

“Sharon and I had a greet meeting with Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards. After serving as governor and first lady, they are a wealth of knowledge and a great resource for me and Sharon as we work to build a government as good as the people of this state,” said Governor-elect Jeff Landry. “We appreciate their willingness to help with a smooth transition as we head into the next stage of Louisiana’s future.”

“Donna and I were happy to visit with Jeff and Sharon at the mansion today as they prepare to take on the demanding, rewarding roles of Governor and First Lady,” said Governor John Bel Edwards. “There are many unique aspects to serving as Louisiana’s First Family, and we want to be a resource to Jeff and Sharon as they go through the process we went through eight years ago. As I have said repeatedly, my administration is committed to a smooth and efficient transition of power on behalf of the people of Louisiana.”