TRSL Board announces retiree run-off election
July 7, 2017Baton Rouge—In the recent retiree election for the TRSL Board of Trustees, no candidate received more than 50% of the vote. A run-off election will be held with the top two candidates, who received the most votes, on the ballot.
Moving forward in the run-off election will be Jerry J. Baudin, Ph.D. of Baton Rouge and David E. Gullatt of Simsboro. The primary election results are as follows:
|Jerry J. Baudin, Ph.D. (Baton Rouge)||47.40%|
|David E. Gullatt (Simsboro)||16.83%|
|Eula M. Brown Beckwith (New Orleans)||9.50%|
|Walter C. Lee (Shreveport)||6.56%|
|W. Harry Ingalls (Pineville)||5.27%|
|Sharon Guy Hornsby (Greensburg)||4.77%|
|Irvin R. West (Hammond)||3.40%|
|Frank Vine (Zachary)||3.21%|
|Terrence “Terry” Young, Jr. (Metairie)||2.99%|
Voting information for the run-off election will be mailed to eligible voters at the end of this month, and the deadline to vote is 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 30. Run-off election results will be announced at the TRSL board meeting in September.
The person receiving the most votes will represent retired members on the board for a four-year term beginning January 1, 2018.