POINTE COUPEE PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — Point Coupee Parish residents chose their next council members for districts C and D.

In complete but unofficial results on the Louisiana Secretary of State website as of 9:54 p.m. Nov. 18, Edward “Pop” Bazile, a Democrat had 55% of the support in the District C race, and Charles “Gumball” Watkins, a Democrat, drew 58% of the support in District D.

Across Louisiana, voters cast ballots in statewide races. They elected Liz Murrill as attorney general, Nancy Landry as secretary of state and John Fleming as treasurer. Voters also decided on four proposed constitutional amendments.

Races decided with Oct. 14 primary

The following candidate won their race on Oct. 14.

  • Parish Council Member District A: Jimmie “Tater” Gaspard, Independent

Races decided at qualifying

Qualifying for state and local races was Aug. 8-10. If a race had only one candidate at the end of qualifying, that person will take office at the start of the next term.

The following seats were filled in unopposed races:

  • Sheriff: Rene’ Thibodeaux, No Party
  • Clerk of Court: Becky Ewing Miller, Independent
  • Assessor: James A. “Jimmy” Laurent Jr., Independent
  • Coroner: Donald W. Doucet, Republican
  • Parish President: Major Thibaut, Democrat
  • Parish Council Member District B: Sidney “Scooter” Lacoste II, Republican
  • Parish Council Member District E: Edwin “Billy” Soulier, Independent
  • Parish Council Member District F: Dustin Boudreaux, Republican
  • Parish Council Member District G: Paul Bergeron, Republican
  • Parish Council Member District H: Kurt Jarreau, Democrat