Red River Voters Have Spoken

The Red River Parish votes have all been counted.  Dovie Neal Beard has been elected Assessor.  Brandon Hillman won District 2 on the Police Jury.

Beard won 61% of the early vote in the parish.  She held onto that lead throughout the night as the vote count from Saturday was added to the total.  Final results show Beard with 2192 or 62%.  Challenger Tenisha Canterbury garnered 1352 votes for 38%.

In the runoff race for Police Jury District 2, incumbent Brandon Hillman polled 62% of the vote in early voting.  Hillman held on to that margin as the rest of the ballots were tabulated.  Final count showed 357 votes for Hillman or 62%. Challenger Will Worsham got 220 votes for 38%.

In the Governor’s runoff, incumbent John Bel Edwards was the voter’s choice.  Edwards had won the early voting, and he increased his lead as the vote count continued.  There was one point during the evening when Eddie Rispone gained the lead for a brief time. But as more votes were counted, Edwards regained and held the lead.

Red River totals had Edwards with 1872 votes or 51%.  Rispone polled 1760 votes for 49%.

The other statewide race was for Secretary of State.  The incumbent, Kyle Ardoin polled 1953 votes or 57% over challenger Gwen Collins-Greenup.


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