Justice of Peace, constable race have runoffs

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 11, 2000

ERIK SANZENBACH / L’Observateur / October 11, 2000

LAPLACE – There will be a run off election for Justice of the Peace in District 4 and Constable in District 2, according to results from the St. John theBaptist Parish Clerk of Court’s office.

In District 4, William H. “Bill” Favor and Donald “Tyran” Williams will face eachother in the run off on Tuesday, Nov. 7. After Saturday’s polls closed Favorhad 296 votes, or 43.04 percent, while Williams got 212 votes, or 31.09percent. The other candidate in the race, Cathy L. Wade, got 174 votes, or25.52 percent.The winner of that race will fill the remaining term of Eliana DeFrancesch, who left the office of Justice of the Peace to successfully run for Clerk of Court.

In the Constable race in District 2, Albert Burl III and Brent “Beno” Duhon Sr.

will face each other in the runoff election. In the primary election SaturdayBurl received 515 votes, or 45.33 percent, while Duhon got 333 votes, or29.31 percent.Walter “Gus” Madere got 147 votes, or 12.94 percent, and Tom Weberreceived 141 votes, or 12.41 percent.

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