BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Metro Council voted for an appointee to fill the seat of former District 12 councilwoman Barbara Freiburg on Jan. 22.
Freiberg was sworn into the Louisiana House of Representatives on Monday, Jan. 13 during a swearing-in ceremony before Governor Edward’s inauguration.
The council voted for Jennifer Racca to fill Freiburg’s seat.
Racca, 31, a Republican, is an attorney and insurance consultant.
She will serve as the interim District 12 councilmember until the November elections.