Chaisson elected to 10-year court of appeal term

From staff and wire reports
August 24, 2012 at 9:13 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Judge Robert Chaisson, of Destrehan, was re-elected to a full 10-year term on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal last week after no one qualified to run against him.

Chaisson, a Democrat, was elected to the 3rd District, Division A seat after a special election in October to fill the 10-year term of Judge Edward Dufresne, who died in 2010.

In that election, Chaisson defeated St. John the Baptist Parish District Court Judge Madeline Jasmine with 73 percent of the votes.

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeal hears cases from St. Charles, Jefferson, St. James and St. John the Baptist parishes.




View other articles written From staff and wire reports

featured merchant

BENT'S RV
BENT'S RV Bent's RV is a Full Service RV Dealership in Louisiana.

Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion
Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion
- 705 views
An estimated 6,000 to 8,000 St. Charles Parish residents are projected to qualify for Medicaid under the expanded program by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ newly signed executive order.

Become A Herald-Guide Insider

Get breaking news, sports and lifestyles straight to your inbox