GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - While most voters are choosing new officials in their elections, Gonzales voters have decided to recall Councilman Timothy Vessel.
The vote was 75 percent to recall the councilman. The total numbers with all the precincts reporting in: 1,943 voted in favor of recalling Councilman Vessel while only 589 voted against
Vessel faced the recall after being constantly at odds with Mayor Barney Arceneaux over funding for the police department and other issues. The other councilman involved in the recall, Gary Lacombe, resigned in late November.