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Fall election field set

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The field is set for the upcoming fall elections.

Candidates for legislative, parish and municipal races have qualified with the parish Clerk of Court and all candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Commissioner of Agriculture, Commissioner of Insurance and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) have qualified at the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office in Baton Rouge.

According to the Secretary of State’s office, the following is a list of qualifying candidates for the state and Bossier Parish:

Governor – Scott A. Angelle, Republican; Beryl Billiot, No Party; Jay Dardenne, Republican; Cary Deaton, Democrat; John Bel Edwards, Democrat; Jeremy “JW” Odom, No Party; Eric Paul Orgeron, Other; S L Simpson, Democrat; David Vitter, Republican.

Lieutenant Governor – Elbert Lee Guillory, Republican’ Melvin L. “Kip” Holden, Democrat; Billy Nungesser, Republican, John Young, Republican.

Secretary of State – Tom Schedler, Republican; Chris Tyson, Democrat.

Attorney General – Geraldine “Geri” Broussard, Democrat; James D. “Buddy” Caldwell, Republican; Isaac “Ike” Jackson, Democrat; Jeff Landry, Republican; Marty Maley, Republican.

Treasurer – John Kennedy, Republican; Jennifer Treadway, Republican.

Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry – Charlie Greer, Democrat; Adrian “Ace” Juttner, Green; Jamie LaBranche, Republican; Michael G. “Mike” Strain, Republican.

Commissioner of Insurance – Jim Donelon, Republican; Donald Hodge Jr., Democrat; Charlotte C. McDaniel McGehee, Democrat; Matt Parker, Republican.

BESE, District 4 – Tony Davis, Republican; Mary Johnson Harris, Republican; Glynis Johnston, Republican.

BESE, District 4 Unexpired Term – Mary Johnson Harris, Republican. Unopposed.

State Senator, District 36 – Henry Burns, Republican; Ryan Gatti, Republican, Todd Hollenshead, Democrat.

State Senator, District 37 – Barrow Peacock, Republican. Unopposed.

State Representative, District 1 – “Mike Chicken Commander” Boyter, Democrat; James H. “Jim” Morris, Republican.

State Representative, District 2 – Samuel L. “Sam” Jenkins Jr., Democrat; Terence Vinson, Democrat.

State Representative, District 6 – Thomas Gaughan Carmody Jr., Republican. Unopposed.

State Representative, District 8 – Mike Johnson, Republican. Unopposed.

State Representative, District 9 – Dodie Horton, Republican; Mike McHalffey, Republican.

State Representative, District 10 – H. E. “Gene” Reynolds, Democrat. Unopposed.

Sheriff – Julian Whittington, Republican. Unopposed.

Clerk of Court – Monica Hudson, Republican; Jill Sessions, Republican.

Assessor – Bobby W. Edmiston, Republican; Patsy Maggio, Republican.

Coroner – John M. Chandler, Republican. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 1 – “Coach Bob” Brotherton, Republican. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 2 – Glenn Benton, Republican. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 3 – Wanda S. Bennett, Republican. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 4 – Sonny Cook, Republican; John Ed Jorden, Democrat.

Police Juror, District 5 – Barry Butler, Republican; Jack “Bump” Skaggs, Republican.

Police Juror, District 6 – “Rick” L. Avery, Republican. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 7 – James “Jimmy” Cochran, Democrat. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 8 – Douglas E. “Doug” Rimmer Sr., Republican. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 9 – Charles L. Gray, Democrat; Freddy Shewmake, Republican.

Police Juror, District 10 – Jerome Darby, Other. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 11 – W. Wayne Hammack, Democrat. Unopposed.

Police Juror, District 12 – Paul “Mac” Plummer, Republican. Unopposed.

The Gubernatorial Primary Election will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24th, 2015 and the General Election will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21st. For more information, visit the Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.la.gov.