EAST FELICIANA PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — What will residents in East Feliciana Parish get to vote on in the upcoming election? They will be able to vote on who will be their next sheriff and police jurors.

Election day for the Louisiana primary is Oct. 14. Across Louisiana, voters will cast ballots for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer.

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:

  • Clerk of Court: David Dart, No Party
  • Assessor: “Jeff” Gardner, No Party
  • Coroner: E. Gene Thompson, No Party
  • Police Juror, District 1B: Kristin Chasteen, Republican
  • Police Juror, District 4A: Keith Mills, Democrat
  • Police Juror, District 4B: Richard W. Oliveaux, Democrat

While the primary will determine some races, the general election will be Nov. 18. Learn where you can cast early ballots here.

Meet the candidates for East Feliciana Parish


  • Jason Matthews, Democrat
  • Kenneth Stewart, Democrat
  • “Jeff” Travis, Democrat

Police Juror, District 1A

  • “Ike” McKnight, No Party
  • “Chrissie” O’Quin, Independent

Police Juror, District 2

  • Dexter Armstead, Democrat
  • Ronald Johnson, Democrat

Police Juror, District 3

  • Christopher Ferguson, Democrat
  • Jason H. McCray, Democrat

Police Juror, District 5

  • Michael Ray Bradford, Democrat
  • Michael Cheatham, Democrat
  • Joshua O’Quin, No Party

Police Juror, District 6

  • Lyman Kyle Fleniken, Republican
  • Edward Gilkison, Republican

Police Juror, District 7

  • Louis Kent, Democrat
  • “Chris” Rouchon, Republican