Candidates qualify to run in April 6 election

The following candidates qualified Wednesday for various races on the April 6 ballot, according to the website of the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office. Qualifying ends at 5 p.m. Friday. The runoff election, if needed, is May 4. Candidates wishing to submit statements of candidacy to The Advocate must do so no later than 5 p.m. Feb. 22 by contacting Acadiana Bureau Chief Richard Burgess at rburgess@the
advocate.com.

D = Democrat

R = Republican

L = Libertarian

O = Other party

N = No party listed

DISTRICT JUDGE

16th Judicial District

(Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary parishes)

DIVISION C

Vincent J. Borne, Franklin, D

ACADIA PARISH

School Board

DISTRICT 5

David Lalande, R

EVANGELINE PARISH

Turkey Creek Council

Kenneth Johnson, D

IBERIA PARISH

School Board

DISTRICT 4

Thomas Jolivet, D

Zebulon “Zeb” Simon, D

LAFAYETTE PARISH

Broussard City Council

DISTRICT 1

Angelique G. “Angel” Racca, D

ST. LANDRY PARISH

Constable Justice of the Peace

DISTRICT 10

David L. Richard, D

Grand Coteau Mayor

Shaterral “Terra” Johnson, D

Virginia Pierre, D

ST. MARTIN PARISH

Parks Alderman

Eva Craven Potier, D

ST. MARY PARISH

Berwick Town Council

Greg Roussel, R