Higher voter turnout recorded in local justice of the peace races, winners announced

Five justice of the peace races and two constable races in St. Charles Parish were decided by voters tonight.

In the Justice of the Peace District 1, Democrat Terrell Wilson pulled in 64% of the votes to win over Richard Whitney, Jr., a Republican. The voter turnout was 68.4% in the race.

Zack Young, a Republican, won the Justice of the Peace District 2 race over Derrel Ranatza, no party. Young garnered 75% of the votes in a race that saw a 72.4% turnout.

In the Justice of the Peace District 5 race, Democrat Kellie Fox pulled in 55% of the votes to beat Paul Hymel, no party. The contest had a 63.7% turnout.

John Marino, Jr. is the new Justice of the Peace for District 6 after pulling in 67% of the votes over David Weber. Both candidates are registered as having no political party. The turnout was 69.1%.

In the Justice of the Peace District 7 race, John Brady, a Republican, won with 71% of the votes. He was running again Debra Alexander Preston. The voter turnout was 71.8%.

Republican Glen Bourgeois, Sr. won over Democrat Donnie White in the Constable – Justice of the Peace District 4 race. Voter turnout was 66.7%.

In the Constable – Justice of the Peace District 6 race, Jerry Pfister, Jr. won over Shawn Lingawi. Pfister pulled 70% of the vote in a race that had a 64% turnout. Both candidates are Republicans.


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Roth has both her undergraduate and graduate degree in journalism, which she has utilized in the past as an instructor at Southeastern Louisiana University and a reporter at various newspapers and online publications. She grew up in LaPlace, where she currently resides with her husband and three daughters.

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