Qualifiers

  • Below are the candidates who qualified Wednesday for various races on the March 24 ballot, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State Office’s website. Qualifying ends Friday. The runoff election is April 21. The list does not include candidates for the Democratic and Republican state central committees or the parties’ parish executive committees.
  • D = Democrat
  • R = Republican
  • O = Other party
  • N = No party

U.S. PRESIDENT

Democratic Party

  • Barack Obama, Chicago
  • Darcy G. Richardson, Jacksonville, Fla.

Republican Party

  • Randy Crow, Kelly, N.C.
  • Newt Gingrich, McLean, Va.
  • Ron Paul, Lake Jackson, Texas
  • Rick Perry, Austin, Texas
  • Mitt Romney, Belmont, Mass.

ASCENSION PARISH

District Judge

  • 23rd Judicial District Court
  • Election Section 2, Division D
  • Jessie LeBlanc, R-Gonzales
  • Matthew Pryor, R-Gonzales

ASSUMPTION PARISH

District Judge

  • 23rd Judicial District Court
  • Election Section 2, Division D
  • Jessie LeBlanc, R-Gonzales
  • Matthew Pryor, R-Gonzales

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH

Baker Mayor

  • Leroy Davis, D
  • Harold Rideau, D
  • Monteic Sizer, D
  • Baker Police Chief
  • Frederick Chappell, D
  • Silas Geralds, D
  • Mike “Snapper” Knaps, D

Baker City Council

  • DISTRICT 1
  • Charles Vincent, D
  • DISTRICT 2
  • A. J. Walls, D
  • DISTRICT 3
  • Joyce Burges, D
  • Carlon Simpson, D
  • DISTRICT 4
  • David E. Georgetown, D
  • Darnell Waites, D
  • DISTRICT 5
  • John Givens, D
  • Fred O. Russell, D

EAST FELICIANA PARISH

Police Jury

  • DISTRICT 1A
  • Dennis R. Aucoin, R
  • DISTRICT 1B
  • Chris Hall, N
  • DISTRICT 2
  • Edward L. Brooks Sr. D
  • Audie Landry, N
  • Leonard “Skeet” London, D
  • DISTRICT 3
  • Jason H. McCray, D
  • DISTRICT 4A
  • Keith Mills, D
  • DISTRICT 4B
  • Dwight Hill, N
  • DISTRICT 5
  • E.L. “Larry” Beauchamp III, N
  • Darren Matthews, N
  • DISTRICT 6
  • Karl “Bubba” Chaney, D
  • DISTRICT 7
  • Odis Bee, D
  • J. Curtis Jelks, R
  • David Jett, D
  • Louis Kent, D

Jackson Mayor

  • Charles Coleman, D

Jackson Town Marshal

  • Fred Allen, D
  • “Ray Bubba” Allen, D
  • George E. Travis, D

Jackson Board of Trustees

  • (5 to be elected)
  • Don Havard, D

Norwood Mayor

  • Rebecca “Becky” Bellue, D

Norwood Aldermen

  • (3 to be elected)
  • Jim Reynolds, D

Slaughter Mayor

  • Bobbie Bourgeois, D
  • Robert “Robbie” Jackson, R
  • Slaughter Police Chief
  • Walter Smith, R

Slaughter Aldermen

  • (5 to be elected)
  • Alan Ryan, R
  • Les Sibley Jr., R
  • Nick St. Germain, D

EVANGELINE PARISH

Chataignier Mayor

  • J.C. Jack, D
  • Alton Thomas Jr., D

Turkey Creek Police Chief

  • Russell “Moose” Evans, R
  • Brittany Hebert, N

POINTE COUPEE PARISH

Justice of the Peace

  • DISTRICT 5
  • Becky Jarreau Chustz, N

ST. HELENA PARISH

Greensburg Mayor

  • Burke Jones, N

Greensburg Aldermen

  • DIVISION A
  • Jimmie Meadows, D
  • DIVISION B
  • Hunter Carter, R
  • DIVISION C
  • Larry Carruth, D
  • DIVISION E
  • Paula McNabb, D

ST. JAMES PARISH

District Judge 23rd

  • Judicial District Court
  • Election Section 2, Division D
  • Jessie LeBlanc, R-Gonzales
  • Matthew Pryor, R-Gonzales

Gramercy Alderman

  • DISTRICT 3
  • Craig B. Calcagno, D
  • Arile “A.J.” Laiche, D
  • Rhonda Lee, R

ST. MARTIN PARISH

Henderson Mayor

  • Sherbin J. Collette, O

Henderson Police Chief

  • Leroy Guidry, D
  • Billy Lawrence, O

Henderson Town Council

  • (5 to be elected)
  • Judy Broussard, O
  • Samantha LeBlanc, D
  • Don LeGrand, D
  • Jody Meche, O
  • Ray Joseph Robin, O

TANGIPAHOA PARISH

Independence Mayor

  • Phillip F. Domiano, D
  • Michael A. Ragusa, D

Independence Police Chief

  • Frank M. Edwards III, D

Independence Aldermen

  • (5 to be elected)
  • Calvin Batiste, D
  • Buster Guzzardo, D
  • Mike J. Muscarello, D
  • Richard Navarra, D

Ponchatoula Mayor

  • Robert F. “Bob” Zabbia, D

Ponchatoula Chief of Police

  • Bry Layrisson, N

Ponchatoula City Council

  • DISTRICT D
  • Melvin Toomer, D
  • DISTRICT E
  • Vergil J. Sandifer, D

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH

Port Allen Police Chief

  • Joe Howell, D