Official: Metro area polls problem-free, quiet _lowres


With only one of 36 precints still out, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni appears headed for victory with 75 percent of the vote in the city’s mayoral election, while Republican challenger Walt Bennetti has 17 percent and Independent Al Morella has 7 percent.

Yenni has 5,887 votes, while Bennetti has 1,355 votes and Morella has 560.