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UPDATE: Final vote totals in State District Judge races

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Posted at 9:34 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 10:42:30-05

Here are the vote totals in all parishes, as well as a list of judges elected without opposition. Winners are in bold; run-off candidates are in italics. NOTE: If a candidate gets half of the vote plus one vote, they win. If no one gets more than half the vote, there is a run-off, which will be held in If no one runs against them, they are elected "unopposed."

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. B
Travis Broussard, Democrat: 28 percent or 3,342 votes
Shytishia "Sam" Flugence, Democrat: 23 percent or 7,252 votes
Valerie Gotch Garrett, Democrat: 49 percent, or 7,252 votes
Total votes: 14,702
Unofficial Turnout: 52.5%

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. D
Royal Colbert, Democrat: 44 percent or 6,485 votes
Amanda Martin, Democrat: 41 percent or 6,037 votes
Dwazendra "Dwa" Smith, Democrat: 15 percent or 2,124 votes
Total: 14,646
Unofficial Turnout: 52.3%

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. E
Michelle Breaux, Republican (Unopposed)

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 3, Div. H
David Blanchet, Republican (Unopposed)

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 3, Div. I
Thomas Duplantier, Independent (Unopposed)

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 3, Div. K
Michele Billeaud, Republican: 56 percent or 41,664 votes
Kay Karre Gautreaux, Republican: 34 percent or 25,773 votes
Glynn Shelly Maturin II, Republican: 10 percent or 7,624 votes
Total: 75,061
Unofficial Turnout: 64.6%

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 3, Div. L
Marilyn Castle, Republican (Unopposed)

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 3, Div. M
George Knox, Republican: 25 percent or 18,936 votes
Dona Renegar, Republican: 21 percent or 15,745 votes
Susan Theall, Republican: 54 percent or 40,191 votes
Total: 74,872
Unofficial Turnout: 64.4%

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 4, Div. A
Michael H. Landry, Republican: 37 percent or 8,928 votes
Scott J. Privat, Republican: 63 percent or 15,064 votes
Total: 23,992
Unofficial Turnout: 63.9%

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 4, Div. F
David M. Smith, Democrat (Unopposed)

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 4, Div. J
Kristian Earles, Republican (Unopposed)

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 5, Div. C
"Tommy" Frederick, Republican: 40 percent or 9,875 votes
Ricky LaFleur, Republican: 36 percent or 9,041 votes
George Andrew "Andy" Veazey, No Party: 24 percent or 5,926 votes
Total: 24,842
Unofficial Turnout: 64.3%

District Judge 15th Judicial District Court, ES 5, Div. G
Laurie A. Hulin, Democrat (Unopposed)

Judge, Court of Appeal 3rd Circuit, 2nd Dist., Elec. Sec. 1C
"Ron" Ware, Democrat: 43 percent or 8,562 votes
Sharon Wilson, Democrat: 57 percent or 11,158 votes
Total: 19,720
Unofficial Turnout: 51.4%

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. G
Curtis Sigur, Democrat (Unopposed)

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. H
"Alicia" Butler, Democrat: 33 percent or 5,038 votes
Roger P. Hamilton Jr., Independent: 45 percent or 6,891 votes
Thailund "Tai" Porter-Green, Democrat: 22 percent or 3,410 votes
Total: 15,339
Unofficial Turnout: 57.5%

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. A
Anthony "Tony" Thibodeaux, Republican (Unopposed)

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. B
Suzanne de Mahy, Republican (Unopposed)

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. C
Vincent J. Borne, No Party (Unopposed)

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. D
Lewis Pitman Jr., No Party (Unopposed)

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. E
Keith Comeaux, No Party (Unopposed)

District Judge 16th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. F
Natalie Broussard, Republican: 38 percent or 21,853 votes
Anthony "Tony" Saleme, Republican: 32 percent or 17,656 votes
Keith E. Thibodeaux, Republican: 31 percent or 17,656 votes
Total: 57,869
Unofficial Turnout: 62.7%

District Judge 27th Judicial District Court, ES 1, Div. C
Ledricka Johnson-Thierry, Democrat: 71 percent or 5,225 votes
LaDonte A. Murphy, Democrat: 29 percent or 2,175 votes
Total: 7,400
Unofficial Turnout: 56.8%

District Judge 27th Judicial District Court, ES 2, Div. A
Gregory J. Doucet, Democrat (Unopposed)

District Judge 27th Judicial District Court, ES 3, Div. D
Jason Meche, Democrat (Unopposed)

District Judge 27th Judicial District Court, ES 4, Div. B
Gerard Caswell, Democrat (Unopposed)

ORIGINAL STORY FROM ELECTION NIGHT: With all early voting counted, and most precincts reporting, several District Judge races appear decided.
In the 15th Judicial District, several races appear decided:
In Division K, with all early voting in, and 80 of 89 precincts reporting, Michele Billeaud has 56 percent of the vote, compared to 34 percent for Kay Karre Gautreaux and 10 percent for Glynn Shelly Maturin II.
In Division M, with all early voting in and 80 of 89 precincts reporting, Susan Theall had 54 percent of the vote, followed by George Knox at 25 percent and Dona Renegar at 21 percent.
In Division A, with all early voting in and 48 of 55 precincts reporting, Scott Privat had 63 percent of the vote compared to Michael H. Landry's 37 percent.
In Division B, with all early voting in and 33 of 33 precincts reporting, there will be a run-off after all.
Valerie Gotch Garrett got 49 percent or 7,252 votes, and will face Travis Broussard in the run-off; Broussard got 28 percent or 4,108 votes. A third candidate, Shytishia Flugence, got 23 percent or 3,342 votes.
In Division D, there will be a run-off between Royal Colbert, with 44 percent or 6,485 votes and Amanda Martin, with 41 percent or 6,037 votes. A third candidate, Dwazendra Smith, got 15 percent or 2,124 votes.
In Division C, there will be a run-off between Tommy Frederick, who got 40 percent or 9,875 votes, and Ricky LaFleur who got 36 percent or 9,041 votes. A third candidate, Andy Veazey, got 24 percent or 5,926.
There will be run-offs in two 16th Judicial District divisions.
In Division H, there will be a run-off between Roger Hamilton Jr., who got 45 percent or 6,891 votes, and Alician Butler, who got 33 percent or 5,038 votes. A third candidate, Tai Porter-Green, got 22 percent or 3,410 votes.
In Division F, it appears there will be a run-off. Natalie Broussard got 38 percent or 21,714 votes and Tony Saleme got 32 percent or 18,284 votes. A third candidate, Keith Thibodeaux, got 30 percent or 17,516 votes.
In the 27th Judicial District, Ledricka Johnson-Thierry won the Division C bench, with 71 percent, or 5,225 votes, compared to LaDonte Murphy's 29 percent or 2,175 votes.