Red River voters chose John Kennedy to serve another term in the U.S. Senate. Kennedy polled 69% of votes in the parish. He rolled to victory with about 65% of the statewide vote. The other 12 candidates didn’t even get close to forcing a runoff for U.S. Senate.
There were two school board races in the parish. Melinda Hardy edged out Jeffrey Deen for the District 1 seat. That seat was vacated when long time school board member Gene Longino decided not to seek another term.
Hardy gathered 52% or 199 votes to Deen’s 48% or 182 votes. Just under 50% of registered voters in District 1 cast ballots.
In District 4 incumbent Cleve Miller ran away with it. He polled 74% or 256 votes to challenger Flora Miller’s 90 votes or 26%.
The race for Mayor of Martin went to Mary Ann Longino. She got 162 votes or 69% of the vote. Her opponent Marcie Davis got 31% or 74 votes.
Four candidates sought the position of Alderman at Hall Summit with three to be elected. Top three finishers are Jason Briggs, Willie Jiles, Jr., and Barbara Moore Perrin were elected. The fourth candidate, Kathy Quick only pulled 18% of the vote.
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