GOP's David Vitter, Democrat Edwards in Louisiana gov runoff

Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, candidate for Louisiana governor, delivers his concession speech at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter bested rivals Angelle and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne to reach a runoff in the Louisiana governor's race. (Paul Kieu/The Daily Advertiser via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter survived challenges Saturday from two GOP rivals who called his years-old prostitution scandal a stain on Louisiana, reaching a runoff against Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards in the governor’s race.

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