Beth Billings clinched 69% of the votes and was elected to fill St. Charles Parish’s Division A Council-at-Large seat in today’s election.
The seat was vacated by Wendy Benedetto in August.
Billings, Dick Gibbs and Joe Larre – each a Destrehan resident and each a Republican – were vying for the spot.
Gibbs pulled in 19% of the vote, while Larre garnered 13%.
A total of 6,274 votes were cast in the parish-wide election, which equates to a 17% voter turnout.
Billings has served in various Republican party positions of leadership, including as a 2020 Louisiana Presidential Elector and on the St. Charles Parish Board of Elections Supervisors. She is a past president of the Republican Women of St. Charles Parish, and is a current member of the Rotary Club of St. Charles and the St. Charles Women’s Club.