BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The sign-up period for the Oct. 22 election ended Thursday at 5pm. The candidates who qualified are:
David Blanchard, I-Brusly; Leonard "Lenny" Bollingham, I-Baton
Rouge; "Ron" Ceasar, I-Opelousas; Cary J. Deaton, D-Metairie;
Tara Hollis, D-Haynesville; "Bobby" Jindal (incumbent), R-Baton
Rouge; William Robert "Bob" Lang, I-Natchitoches; Scott Lewis,
Libertarian-Baton Rouge; "Niki Bird" Papazoglakis, D-Baton Rouge;
and Ivo "Trey" Roberts, D-Gretna.
"Jay" Dardenne (incumbent), R-Baton Rouge; and Billy
Nungesser, R-Port Sulphur.
SECRETARY OF STATE
"Tom" Schedler (incumbent), R-Mandeville; and "Jim" Tucker,
James D. "Buddy" Caldwell (incumbent), R-Tallulah; and
"Joseph" Cao, R-New Orleans.
John Kennedy (incumbent), R-Madisonville.
AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY COMMISSIONER
Belinda "B" Alexandrenko, Reform-Pineville; Jamie LaBranche,
D-LaPlace; and Michael G. "Mike" Strain (incumbent), R-Covington.
"Jim" Donelon (incumbent), R-Metairie; and Donald C. Hodge,
BESE -- DISTRICT 1
Lee Barrios, I-Abita Springs; James "Jim" Garvey (incumbent),
R-Metairie; and Sharon W. Hewitt, R-Slidell.
BESE -- DISTRICT 2
Louella P. Givens (incumbent), D-New Orleans; Kira Orange Jones,
D-New Orleans; Pamela "Pam" Matus, I-LaPlace; and Ferdinand
Wallace Jr., D-Reserve.
BESE -- DISTRICT 3
Lottie Polozola Beebe, R-Breaux Bridge; and Glenny Lee Buquet
BESE -- DISTRICT 4
Walter C. Lee (incumbent), R-Shreveport.
BESE -- DISTRICT 5
Keith Guice (incumbent), D-Monroe; and "Jay" Guillot,
BESE -- DISTRICT 6
Elizabeth "Beth" Meyers, R-Denham Springs; Charles E. "Chas"
Roemer (incumbent), R-Baton Rouge; and Donald Songy,
BESE -- DISTRICT 7
Dale Bayard (incumbent), R-Lake Charles; and Holly Boffy,
BESE -- DISTRICT 8
Russell Armstrong, D-Baton Rouge; Jimmy "Jim" Guillory,
I-Plaucheville; Carolyn Hill, D-Baton Rouge; and Domoine D.
Rutledge, D-Baton Rouge.
Louisiana Secretary of State: www.geauxvote.com
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