ASSUMPTION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — Incumbent Sheriff Leland Falcon keeps his seat in Assumption Parish. In complete but unofficial results from the Louisiana Secretary of State Office website, he had 85% of the vote.
On Saturday, Oct. 14, voters across Louisiana cast their ballots for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer.
Parish residents also went to the polls to decide six police juror races.
The Ward 1 race will go to a runoff between incumbent Ron Alcorn, Democrat, who had 42% of the vote and Josh Himel, Republican, who had 38%.
The Ward 4 race was determined by a 4-vote margin: Charles Breaux, Democrat, had 344 votes (50%), and incumbent Patrick Johnson, Democrat, had 340.
In the Ward 5 election, incumbent Michael “Mikie” Dias, Democrat, had 82% of the vote.
Incumbent “Chris” Carter, Democrat, drew 63% of ballots cast in the Ward 6 race.
In Ward 7, Incumbent Leroy J. Blanchard III, Democrat, got 65% of the vote.
Incumbent Jamie P. Ponville, No Party, pulled 66% of the vote in Ward 8.
A $75 lot fee proposal in Pierre Part/Belle River Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 failed. Only 37% of voters supported it.
The general election will be Nov. 18. Early voting is set for 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 3-11 (excluding Sunday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Nov. 10 in honor of Veteran’s Day). Learn where you can cast early ballots here.
Qualifying for state and local races was Aug. 8-10. If a race had only one candidate at the end of qualifying, that person is set to take office at the start of the next term.
The following seats were filled in unopposed races within the parish:
- Clerk of Court: Erin Hebert, No Party. (Incumbent)
- Assessor: Wayne “Cat” Blanchard, Democrat. (Incumbent)
- Coroner: Keith Landry, Independent. (Incumbent)
- Police Juror Ward 2: Jeff “Big Daddy” Naquin, Democrat. (Incumbent)
- Police Juror Ward 3: Ira Patureau Jr., Republican.
- Police Juror Ward 9: Myron J. Matherne, Democrat. (Incumbent)
Oct. 14 election results for Assumption Parish
The following are complete but unofficial results from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s website as of 10:51 p.m. Oct. 14.
Winners are in bold.
Candidates going to a runoff are in italics.
- Leland J. Falcon, Democrat: 5,476, 85%
- Oneal Mills Sr., Democrat: 932, 15%
Police Juror, Ward 1
- Ron Alcorn, Democrat: 414, 42%
- April Davis, Democrat: 138, 14%
- Josh Himel, Republican: 373, 38%
- Raynell Lewis-Ogiugo, Independent: 57, 6%
Police Juror, Ward 4
- Charles Breaux, Democrat: 344, 50%
- Patrick Johnson, Democrat: 340, 50%
Police Juror, Ward 5
- Michael “Mikie” Dias, Democrat: 558, 82%
- “Kenny” Miracle Jr., Republican: 126, 18%
Police Juror, Ward 6
- “Chris” Carter, Democrat: 531, 63%
- Brian A. Ponville, Democrat: 309, 37%
Police Juror, Ward 7
- Leroy J. Blanchard III, Democrat: 475, 65%
- “Tim” Daigle, Independent: 251, 35%
Police Juror, Ward 8
- Booster Breaux, Democrat: 250, 34%
- Jamie P. Ponville, No Party: 493, 66%
Pierre Part/Belle River Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1
Can the drainage district collect an annual parcel fee of $75 or less on each lot from 2024 to 2033? About $300,375 is expected to be collected each year. The funds go toward “maintaining levees, levee drainage, flood protection, hurricane flood protection, and all purposes incidental thereto,” including paying for servitudes.
- Yes: 560, 37%
- No: 969, 63%