Robyn Penn Delaney is the new Ascension Parish School Board member for District 1, in the Donaldsonville area on the West bank of the Mississippi.

With 48.4 percent total voter turnout, Delaney received 55 percent of the vote, 1,615 votes, compared to candidate Jevella Williamson, who received 45 percent of the vote, 1,327 votes.

District 1 incumbent Catherine Davis, who had been a board member for more than 20 years, chose not to run for re-election.