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Crowded race for city marshal includes suspended city marshal convicted on perjury, malfeasance in office charges

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Posted at 10:42 AM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 11:53:34-04

LAFAYETTE, La. — Several familiar faces from the Lafayette law enforcement community have qualified to run for city marshal, including the previous Lafayette City Marshal who was convicted on perjury and malfeasance in office charges.

Suspended Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope has qualified to run as the Lafayette City Marshal on the Nov. 3 ballot.

According to the Secretary of State's website, Pope qualified to run for City Marshal as a Republican on Friday, July 24.

Pope will face several other law enforcement officers from Lafayette.

Duson Police Chief Kip Judice qualified to run as Lafayette City Marshal on Wednesday as a Republican.

Former Lafayette Deputy Police Chief Reggie Thomas qualified to run for City Marshal on Wednesday as a No Party candidate.

Nathan Broussard of Lafayette qualified to run as a Republican on Wednesday.

John Trahan, Jr., of Lafayette also qualified to run on Thursday as a Democrat.

You can see more details on these candidates and other who have qualified for the upcoming elections at GeauxVote.com.

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