As we continue our over 50-year mission as “The People’s Paper” we at Data News Weekly want to thank all of those who came out and voted in the election and let their voices be heard.
Here are the results from the March 24th Election:
Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal: Dale Atkins
Dale Atkins is a longtime officeholder who has been elected to serve as Judge on the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Civil District Court: Ellen Hazeur
Ellen Hazeur has held multiple offices including serving on the New Orleans City Council and longtime Clerk of First City Court. In the race for Judge of Civil District Court, she won in a field of candidates.
Louisiana State Representative District 93: Royce Duplessis
District 93 consists of Treme’ and the 7th Ward, the French Quarter, the Garden District and Central City. In the race for who will lead the District as its State Representative, Royce Duplessis bested a field of several candidates.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff: Joe Lopinto
In a hotly contested race for Jefferson Parish Sheriff, Joe Lopinto won by gaining a cross-section of voters.
The Importance of Voting
At Data News Weekly we encourage you to continue to stay civically engaged as we move toward the 2018 Mid-Term Elections. The stakes are high, and your participation is imperative.