ASSUMPTION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — Assumption Parish residents elected Ron Alcorn as their next police juror for Ward 1 on Saturday, Nov. 18, according to complete but unofficial results.

The vote was narrow: Alcorn, a Democrat, had 491 votes, and Josh Himel, a Republican, drew 482.

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.

Seats for the 21st senatorial district, which partially covers Assumption Parish, and District Judge 23rd Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. E also were decided on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Races decided in the Oct. 14 primary

The following candidates won their respective races on Oct. 14:

  • Sheriff: Leland J. Falcon, Democrat. (Incumbent)
  • Police Juror, Ward 4: Charles Breaux, Democrat
  • Police Juror, Ward 5: Michael “Mikie” Dias, Democrat (Incumbent)
  • Police Juror, Ward 6: “Chris” Carter, Democrat (Incumbent)
  • Police Juror, Ward 7: Leroy J. Blanchard III, Democrat (Incumbent)
  • Police Juror, Ward 8: Jamie P. Ponville, No Party (Incumbent)

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:

  • 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)