Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the council candidates going to an April 29 runoff.

IBERVILLE PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — The mayoral and police chief races for the city of St. Gabriel will be determined by a runoff on April 29. The election results, as of 9:50 p.m. Saturday, March 25, is complete but unofficial.

In the mayor’s race, Kyle Grace will face off against incumbent Lionel Johnson Jr. Both are Democrats. Grace had 40% of the primary votes, and Johnson drew 47% of the vote.

Incumbent Kevin “Butchie” Ambeau is vying for the seat against Anthony Davis for the Chief of Police. Both are Democrats. Ambeau had 46% of the vote and Davis had 19% in the primary.

In the council race, the three candidates with the most votes (all Democrats) were: Hoza C. Redditt Sr., Kelvin “Yorkey Boy” York Sr. (incumbent) and Melvin L. Hasten Sr.

Two council members will be elected in the runoff of four candidates (all Democrats): William “June” Cushenberry Jr., Jeffery Hayes (incumbent), Grace Marcell and Okedria “Kay” Smith.

Winners are in bold, and candidates going to a runoff are italicized. In a race with only one winner, the top candidate must have 50% of the vote, plus one to take the seat.

Mayor, City of St. Gabriel

  • Kyle Grace (Democrat): 558, 40%
  • Ronald “Ronnie” Grace (Democrat): 183, 13%
  • Lionel Johnson Jr. (Democrat): 670, 47%

Chief of Police, City of St. Gabriel

  • Kevin “Butchie” Ambeau (Democrat): 636, 46%
  • Jamaal “Bigg Mall” Carter (Democrat): 249, 18%
  • Anthony Davis (Democrat): 263, 19%
  • Stephenia “Sue” Jackson (Democrat): 240, 17%

Council Members, City of St. Gabriel

Five to be elected.

  • Joan Carter (Democrat): 336, 6%
  • Frank “Lil Frank” Cushenberry (Democrat): 247, 4%
  • William “June” Cushenberry Jr. (Democrat): 534, 9%
  • Melvin L. Hasten Sr. (Democrat): 598, 10%
  • Jeffery Hayes (Democrat): 560, 9%
  • Ralph “Big Guy” Johnson (Democrat): 443, 7%
  • Ricky “Rick Mo” Jones (Democrat): 341, 6%
  • Grace Marcell (Democrat): 467, 8%
  • Hoza C. Redditt Sr. (Democrat): 764, 13%
  • Okedria “Kay” Smith (Democrat): 532, 9%
  • Catherine Williams (Democrat): 453, 8%
  • Kelvin “Yorkey Boy” York Sr. (Democrat): 700, 12%