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ELECTION DAY: Results for all Southwest Louisiana races and propositions

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Southwest Louisiana residents went to the polls Saturday to decide on a variety of races and tax propositions.

The results below are complete but unofficial until verified by the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office.



Calcasieu Parish

• District Judge, 14th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. F: Sharon Wilson (3,208 votes, 67.8 percent) defeats Michael Ned (974, 20.5%) and Derick Kee (548, 11.5%).

• Sulphur Mayor: Chris Duncan (1,780 votes, 47.2 percent) and Ron LeLeux (870, 23.3$) advance to run-off, which is set for May 3. Clopha Boudreaux III (726, 19.2%) and Mike Koonce (395, 10.4%) are out.

• Sulphur Councilman, District 1: Drusilla "Dru" Ellender (238 votes, 50.2 percent) defeats Randy Hebert (236, 49.7%).

• Sulphur Councilman, District 2: Dennis Paul Bergeron Sr. (413 votes, 63.6 percent) defeats Carol "C.J" Vincent (236, 36.3%).

• Sulphur Councilman, District 3: Veronica Allison (382 votes, 50.4 percent) defeats Lelan L. LaBorde (296, 39.1%) and Ronnie Banks Sr. (79, 10.4%).

• Parishwide Mosquito Control Proposition (2.41 mills tax renewal, 10 years): The proposition passed (11,761 votes, 74.6 percent to 3,999, 25.3%. The 10-year, 2.41 mills property tax renewal is to fund the Calcasieu Parish Mosquito Control Program. The tax will generate $4,157,088 per year.

• Parishwide Criminal Justice Proposition: The proposition passed (9,612 votes, 61.4 percent to 6,040, 38.5%). The 10-year, 3.16 mills property tax renewal is to fund the District Attorney and the District Court of the 14th Judicial District in Calcasieu Parish. The tax will generate $5,450,788 per year.

• Waterworks District 5 of Wards 3 & 8 Proposition: The proposition passed (104 votes, 62.2 percent to 63, 37.7%). The 10-year, 6.39 mills property tax renewal is to fund waterworks facilities in District 5 of Wards Three and Eight. The tax will generate $160,079 per year.

• Sales Tax, District 5: The proposition failed (3,154 votes, 61.1 percent to 2,007, 38.8%). The 20-year, .25 sales tax is for sewerage outside the cities. The tax would have generated $4,300,000 per year.

• Airport District 1 Proposition: The proposition passed (4,924 votes, 62.8 percent to 2,915, 37.1%). The 10-year, .63 mill property tax renewal is to fund the Lake Charles Regional Airport. The tax will generate $688,940 per year.



Beauregard Parish

• DeRidder Mayor: Ron Roberts (1,125 votes, 73.4 percent) defeats Robert Rice (406, 26.5%).

• DeRidder Councilman, District 1: Kimaron Moore (173 votes, 60.2 percent) defeats Steve Brand (114, 39.7%).

• Constable, Justice of the Peace for District 5: Danny Cole (245 votes, 74.7 percent) defeats Aratemious Bailey (83, 25.3%).

• Law Enforcement District Proposition, .5 percent sales tax renewal, 10 years: The proposition passed 72.4 percent to 27.5 percent. The 10-year, .5 sales tax renewal is for salaries and benefits of deputies. The tax will generate $2,660,643 per year.



Vernon Parish

• Leesville Mayor: Richard "Rick" Allen (696 votes, 54.67 percent) defeats Charles "Robert" Rose (577 votes, 45.3 percent).

• Leesville Councilmen at Large: Alice Guess (720 votes, 33.7 percent) and William R. "Coach" Thomas (710 votes, 33.3 percent) win seats over Joe McKee (471, 22.1%) and Ernest "Ernie" Kickel (230, 10.7%).

• Leesville Councilman, District 1: Chris Robertson (126 votes, 40.9 percent) and Charles Randall Haymon (104, 33.7%) will be in run-off on May 3. Edmond "Sandy" Guynn (47, 15.2%) and Sharon A. Wilhelm (31, 10.0%) are out.

• Leesville Councilman, District 2: Willie Mae Kennedy (242 votes, 60.8 percent) defeats Glenn Garner (156, 39.2).

• Leesville Councilman, District 3: Danny Dowd (154 votes, 50.4 percent) defeats Ryan Keeton (151, 49.5%).

• Leesville Councilman, District 4: Mike Elliott (146 votes, 60.0 percent) defeats Robert "Robbie" Giles (97, 39.9%).

• New Llano Councilmen: Ervin Wilson (190 votes, 20.4 percent), Carolyn H. Todd (185, 19.8%), Charlotte McHenry Cooper (181, 19.4%), "Charlie" Balthrop (174, 18.6%) and Terry Speicher (118, 12.6%) all elected to council. Aaron Dickerson (83, 8.92%) is out.

 

Acadiana Parish

• Fire Protection District No. 1 Proposition: The proposition passed 62 votes to 32 (65.9 percent to 34.0). The parcel fee is for fire protection facilities and equipment for District No. 1. The tax will generate $42,000 per year.

 

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