Two unexpected changes in local races, one in Iberia Parish and the other in the race for the State Representative seat in District 44.

With 31 or 31 precincts reporting in District 44 challenger Vincent Pierre defeated incumbent State Representative Ricky Hardy.  Pierre garnered 3286 votes or 53% of the votes cast while Hardy received 2864 votes or 47% of the votes cast.

In Iberia Parish incumbent Parish President Ernest Freyou was unseated by challenger Errol "Romo" Romero.  Romero captured 8235 votes or 56% of the votes cast.  Freyou received 6540 votes or 44% of the votes cast.

Other local results:

State Senate District 24:

Senator Elbert Guillory   13183 or 56%         Don Cravins  10504 or 44%

State Senate District 39:

Stephen Ortego  4457 or 55%    Don Menard 3651 or 45%

State Representative District 96:

Terry Landry  4641 or 56%     Eric Martin  3654  or  44%

Lafayette City-Parish Council District 6

Andy Naquin   2574 or 57%     Jared Doise  1910 or 43%

District Judge, 15th Judicial District Court, Division M....Family Court

Susan Theall   12183 or 60%    Kay Karre' Gautreaux  8253 or 40%

The one cent sales tax proposed in Youngsville dedicated to build and maintain a youth sports complex passed by a 56% to 44% margin.  The vote was 811 yes, 653 no.

In Broussard a similar proposed tax passed by a margin of 57% to 43% or 615 yes votes, 467 no votes.

In Vermilion Parish District 2 Police Jury race Allen Lemaire received 669 votes or 63% of the votes cast.  "Chris Beraud received 385 votes or 37%.