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Election results for Lafayette Parish

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Posted at 9:43 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 00:31:29-05

Below is an updated list of results for the November 3 election in Lafayette Parish. All early & absentee votes are in and all precincts are reporting.

Parishwide Consolidated School District No. 1 Proposition (Millage Renewal)

Lafayette Parish voters were asked to renew a 5-mill property tax that has been supporting the school system for decades. The tax raises about $11 million annually and was to be renewed for 10 years.

Voters decided to renew the property tax, with 60% of the vote.

YES - 60% (61,733)
NO - 40% (41,526)

103,758 total votes

Parishwide Proposition (Create Millage Rededication)

Voters in Lafayette were asked to re-dedicate .25-mills that currently is dedicated to arts, culture and tourism development to roads and bridges. The tax was just rededicated, from the animal shelter, mosquito control and health unit, in November 2017. Then-Mayor Joel Robideaux set it up, and hired someone to run it, but when Mayor Josh Guillory took over he fired that person and moved to rededicate the money to roads and bridges.

The re-dedication passed with 56% of the vote.

YES - 56% (58,024)
NO - 44% (44,707)

103,224 total votes

City of Scott Proposition (New Sales Tax)

Voters in Scott decided a new sales tax. A similar measure for fire and police failed in March 2019 (read more: https://www.theadvocate.com/acadiana/article_abbcaee2-53c2-11e9-87d4-2343422d3551.html). This time, voters were again asked to approve a 1-cent sales tax to be collected in the city and used to pay for police and fire services.

The sales tax did not pass - voters decided by 51% to not approve the tax.

YES - 49% (1,833)
NO - 51% (1,899)

3,732 total votes

PW Sports Wagering - Authorize Sports Wagering Activities

YES - 63% (67,533)
NO - 37% (39,447)

106,980 total votes

City Judge City Court, Division A, City of Lafayette

Michelle Odinet has been elected as Lafayette City Judge in Division A, with 57% of the vote.

Jules Edwards III, No Party - 43% (24,237)
Michelle Odinet, Republican - 57% (32,104)

56,341 total votes

City Marshal City Court, City of Lafayette

Kip Judice and Reggie Thomas will head to a runoff in the race for Lafayette City Marshal. Kip Judice received 44% of the vote, while Thomas got 26%. The runoff election will be held on December 5.

Nathan Broussard, Republican - 11% (6,283)
Kip Judice, Republican - 44% (25,338)
Brian Pope, Republican (DISQUALIFIED)
"Reggie" Thomas, No Party - 26% (15,012)
John Trahan Jr., Democrat - 20% (11,398)

58,031 total votes

Judge, Court of Appeal 3rd Circuit, 3rd Dist., Elec. Sec. 5A

"Charlie" Fitzgerald, Republican (Unopposed)

City Judge City Court, Division B, City of Lafayette

Douglas Saloom, Republican (Unopposed)

Justice(s) of the Peace -- Justice of the Peace Ward 1

Preston Leger, Democrat - 53% (2,852)
Kelly Clause Sonnier, Independent - 47% (2,489)

5,341 total votes

Justice(s) of the Peace Justice of the Peace Ward 2

Patsy Boulanger, No Party - 53% (3,026)
Kermit Guidry, Democrat - 47% (2,640)

5,666 total votes

Justice(s) of the Peace -- Justice of the Peace Ward 4

Lynwood J. Broussard, Independent (Unopposed)

Justice(s) of the Peace -- Justice of the Peace Ward 5

Barbara Broussard, Republican (Unopposed)

Justice(s) of the Peace Justice of the Peace Ward 6
*2 TO BE ELECTED

Michael "Chalk" Angelle, Republican (Unopposed)
Kevin C. Credeur, Republican (Unopposed)

Justice(s) of the Peace -- Justice of the Peace Ward 7

Donald "Don" Garber, Republican (Unopposed)

Justice(s) of the Peace -- Justice of the Peace Ward 8

Bane Luquette, Republican (Unopposed)

Justice(s) of the Peace Justice of the Peace Ward 9

Margaret Hebert, Republican - 61% (5,424)
Karen Touchet, Republican - 39% (3,470)

8,894 total votes

Constable(s) -- Justice of the Peace Ward 1

Judy L. Menard, Republican (Unopposed)

Constable(s) -- Justice of the Peace Ward 2

Bryan P. Guidry, Democrat (Unopposed)

Constable(s) -- Justice of the Peace Ward 4

Jay Hebert, Republican (Unopposed)

Constable(s) -- Justice of the Peace Ward 5

Monique Broussard Champagne, Republican (Unopposed)

Constable(s) Justice of the Peace Ward 6

Russell Comeaux and Kirk Magnon will be heading to a runoff.

Russell Comeaux, Republican - 42% (5,072)
Robert "Rob" Darby, Republican - 27% (3,228)
Kirk Magnon, Republican - 31% (3,797)

12,097 total votes

Constable(s) -- Justice of the Peace Ward 7

Darrell Menard, Republican (Unopposed)

Constable(s) -- Justice of the Peace Ward 8

Harold L. "Harry" Domingue, Republican (Unopposed)

Constable(s) Justice of the Peace Ward 9

Chad Comeaux, Republican - 63% (5,758)
Sanford "Butch" Landry, Republican - 37% (3,371)

9,129 total votes

For a complete list of election results, visit katc.com/election-2020.

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