Election qualifying produces unopposed victors
Election Day is not until October.
But last week, several local candidates learned that they will be claiming office for the next several years.
Multiple local candidates won election due to public office due to being the only candidate on the ballot.
Election qualifying was last week for the October election.
See the full list of local winners below.
Congratulations to all have secured office.
State Senator – 19th Senatorial District:
Winner: Gary L. Smith, Jr., Democrat.
State Senator – 21st Senatorial District:
Winner: Bret Allain II, Republican
State Representative – 52nd Representative District:
Winner: Jerome Zeringue, Republican
State Representative – 53rd Representative District:
Winner: Tanner Magee, Republican
Lafourche Clerk of Court:
Winner: Annette Fontana, No Party
Winner: Wendy Thibodeaux, No Party
Winner: John King, No Party
Lafourche Council District 3:
Winner: Michael Gros, Republican
Lafourche Council District 4:
Winner: Bo Melvin, Republican
Lafourche Council District 7:
Winner: Armand Autin, Republican
Justice of the Peace – 1st Justice of the Peace Court:
Winner: Desirea Rodrigue, Democrat
Terrebonne Clerk of Court:
Winner: Theresa A. Robichaux, Republican
Winner: Loney J. Grabert, Republican
Winner: Victor E. Tedesco III, Republican