St. Tammany Parish Councilman Jerry Binder, who was first elected to his District 12 seat in 2003, is seeking a fourth term.
Binder, 64, had a career in marketing and management and served on the Slidell City Council before his election to the Parish Council.
He was unopposed in his last two bids for the Slidell area seat. Binder has served four terms as chairman of the Parish Council.
“More than ever, I have the time to give to the people of this community,’’ he said, noting that he is now retired and his family is grown.
Binder is married and has eight children.
Qualifying for the Oct. 24 race begins Sept. 8.
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