Governor appoints mayor in Port Allen to replace Slaughter

Lynn Robertson
Lynn Robertson

PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) - Governor Bobby Jindal has appointed someone to be the interim mayor of Port Allen.

Marilyn "Lynn" Bergeron Robertson was selected by the governor Tuesday afternoon.

Robertson was formerly the mayor of Port Allen after being elected back in 1992 and was beaten by Derek Lewis in 2004.

She replaces former mayor Deedy Slaughter who was recalled from office in November.

An election to vote for a new mayor is scheduled for April 5th, 2014.

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