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2015 Election Guide

10/20/2015 08:08AM ● Published by Aimee Cormier

The qualifying for state and local races concluded on Sept. 10 and all candidates are primed for the Oct. 24 primary elections. On the table are the statewide offices of governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and agriculture and insurance commissioner. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of candidates from our five parish coverage are, the statewide elections and the 2015 proposed constitutional amendments. 


Statewide 

Governor 

Scott Angelle - Republican 

Beryl Billiot - No Party 

Jay Dardenne - Republican 

Cary Deaton - Democrat 

John Bel Edwards - Democrat 

Jeremy ‘JW’ Odom - No Party 

Eric Paul Orgeron - Other 

S.L. Simpson - Democrat 

David Vitter - Republican 



Lieutenant Governor 

Elbert Lee Guillory - Republican 

Kip Holden - Democrat 

Billy Nungesser - Republican 

John Young - Republican 



Secretary of State

Tom Schedler - Republican 

Chris Tyson - Democrat 



Attorney General 

Geraldine “Geri” Broussard Baloney - Democrat 

Buddy Caldwell - Republican 

Ike Jackson - Democrat 

Jeff Landry - Republican 

Marty Maley - Republican 



Treasurer 

John Neely Kennedy - Republican 

Jennifer Treadway - Republican 



Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry 

Charlies Greer - Democrat 

Adrian “Ace” Juttner - Green 

Jamie LeBranche - Republican 

Michael Strain - Republican 



Commissioner of Insurance 

Jim Donelon - Republican 

Donald Hodge - Democrat 

Charolette C. McDaniel McGehee - Democrat 

Matt Parker - Republican 



Iberia Parish 

Sheriff 

Louis Ackal 

David “Spike” Boudoin

Roberta Boudreaux

Joe LeBlanc 

Bobby Jackson 



Clerk of Court 

Mike Thibodeaux 



Tax Assessor 

Rickey Huval 



Coroner 

Dr. Carl Ditch 



Parish President 

David Ditch 

Larry Richard



Parish Council District 1

Maggie Daniels  

Francis “Tommy” Pollard Sr. 



Parish Council District 2

Joseph Davis Jr. 


Parish Council District 3

Tommy Landry 

Ronnie Migues 



Parish Council District 4

Lloyd Brown 



Parish Council District 5 

Warren Gachassin Jr. 

Tim Gautreau 



Parish Council District 6 

Bernard Broussard 

Natalie Broussard 



Parish Council District 7

John Berard Jr. 

Paul Landry 



Parish Council District 8 

Ricky Gonsoulin 

Robert Jordan 



Parish Council District 9 

Joel Dugas 

Scott Ransonet



Parish Council District 10 

Roger Duncan 

Gerrit “T-Blu” Landry 

Eugene Olivier Sr. 



Parish Council District 11

Robert Gates

Brian Napier 



Parish Council District 12

Aquicline Rener-Arnold 

Berwick “June” Francis Jr. 



Parish Council District 13

Chris Feller 

Marty Trahan  



Parish Council District 14

Mathew Henry 

Chad Maturin 

David Wayne Romero 



Loreauville Mayor

Brad Clifton  



Loreauville Alderman 

John Broussard 



Jeanerette Alderman 

Randy Alexander

Charles “Charlie Brown” William 



Lafayette Parish 

Sheriff 

“Rick” Chargois

Mark T. Garber 

Chad Leger

John Rogers



Clerk of Court 

Louis Perret 



Assessor 

Conrad Comeaux 

Rachelle Falgout



Coroner

Kenneth Odinet Jr. 



City Parish President 

Joel Robideaux 

Dee Stanley 



City Parish Council District 1

Kevin Naquin 



City Parish Council District 2

Joseph “Jay” Castille Jr. 

Charlotte Stemmans Clavier 



City Parish Council District 3

Ursula Anderson 

Patrick “Pat” Lewis 

John Petersen

Brandon Shelvin 



City Parish Council District 4

Kenneth Boudreaux



City Parish Council District 5

Jared Bellard

Monique Koll 



City Parish Council District 6

Alicia Chaisson

Bruce Conque 

“Andy” Naquin

Sevie Zeller 



City Parish Council District 7

Nanette Cook 

Joseph “Bobby” Richard 



City Parish Council District 8

Elizabeth Webb Hebert 

Gerald Judice 

Carol Ross



City Parish Council District 9

William Theriot 


St. Martin Parish

Sheriff

Corey Broussard

Albert “Buz” LeBlanc

Brian Theriot

Ronald “Ronny” Theriot 



Parish President 

Guy Cormier



Clerk Of Court 

Espinola Alexander-Quinn

Becky Patin



Tax Assessor 

Delores Bourda

Todd Dugas



Coroner 

Warren Degatur Jr. 



Parish Council District 1

Pete Delcambre 

Byron Fuselier 



Parish Council District 2

Jess “Poppa” Crosier

Lisa Nelson 



Parish Council District 3

Jason Willis 



Parish Council District 4

Neil Thibodeaux 



Parish Council District 5

Clay Courville 

Chris Tauzin



St. Mary Parish 

Sheriff 

Mark Hebert 

Doug Perry 

Blaise Smith


 

Clerk of Court 

Cliff Dressel 



Tax Assessor 

Jarrod Longman 



Coroner

Dr. F.H. “Chip” Metz Jr. 



Parish President 

Gary Duhon

David Hanagriff



Parish Council District 1

Craig Mathews 

Patrice Picard

Toney Wade

Lue Washington 



Parish Council District 2

Ella Hamilton 

J. Ina 



Parish Council District 3

Wendell Bogan 

Paul Gil 

Rodney Olander 

Dale Rogers 



Parish Council District 9

Mac Bruno 

William Frost 

Paul Naquin Jr. 



Parish Council District 10

Steve Bierhorst 

Reginald Weary



Parish Council District 11

Kevin Voisin 

Baldwin Board Alderman 

Donald Grimm 

Phil Prejean 



Vermilion Parish 

Sheriff

Michael Couvillion 

Toby Walker 



Clerk of Court 

Diane Broussard



Tax Assessor 

Gabe Marceaux



Coroner 

Myriam Hutchinson



Police Jury District 3

Nathan Granger 



Police Jury District 6

Mark Poche 



Police Jury District 8 

Errol Domingues 



2015 Proposed Constitutional Amendments 

Proposed Amendment No. 1

Act No. 473, Senate Bill No. 202, Regular Session, 2015, by Senator Adley 

“Do you support an amendment to rename the Budget Stabilization Fund to the Budget And Transportation Stabilization Trust; to authorize the mineral revenue base to be increased every five years; to create the Budget Stabilization Subfund as a subfund in the Trust, to be funded with mineral revenues until reaching a maximum balance of five hundred million dollars to be appropriated and used when the state has a deficit; to create the Transportation Stabilization  Subfund as a subfund in the Trust, to be funded with mineral revenues until reaching a maximum balance of five hundred million dollars, to be appropriated and used for planning, design, construction, and maintenance connected with the state highway program, with twenty percent dedicated for use by the Louisiana Intermodal Connector Program; and to provide for the interruption of deposits into the Budget Stabilization Subfund and Transportation Trust Subfund the year that the state has a deficit and the following year with the resumption of deposit of mineral revenues in the Budget and Transportation Stabilization Trust thereafter?” 

(Amends Article VII, Section 10(D)(2)(d), 10.3(A)(introductory paragraph) and (A)(2)(a)(introductory paragraph) and (b), and 10.5(B); adds Article VII, Section 10.3(A)(2)(c))



Proposed Amendment No. 2

Act No. 471, House Bill No. 618, Regular Session, 2015, by Representative St. Germain and Representative Armes. 

“Do you support an amendment to authorize the investment of funds for a state infrastructure bank to be used solely for transportation projects?” 

(Amends Article VII, Section 14(B))



Proposed Amendment No. 3

Act. No. 472, House Bill No. 518, Regular Session, 2015, by Representative Stokes

“Do you support an amendment to allow any legislation regarding the dedication of revenue, rebates, and taxes to be considered during a fiscal legislative session?”

(Amends Article III, Section 2(A)(4)(b))



Proposed Amendment No. 4

Act No. 470, House Bill No. 360, Regular Session, 2015, by Representative Chaney and Senator Thompson 

“Do you support an amendment to specify that the ad valorem property tax exemption for public lands and other public property shall not apply to land or property owned by another state or a political subdivision of another state?”

(Amends Article VII, Section 21 (A))



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