TRSL Board receives election results for Districts 2 & 4
October 4, 2019At its October meeting, the TRSL Board of Trustees received voting results for the District 2 and District 4 elections.
Lotte T. Delaney, of Slidell received 55.1% of the vote in the District 2 election, ahead of John George Parauka of Mandeville, who received 44.9% of the vote.
In January, she will take the oath of office for her new four-year term as District 2 representative. Delaney is the Chief Financial Officer at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). District 2 includes actively working TRSL members in the parishes of Orleans, St. Tammany, and Washington.
In the District 4 election, 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 in the primary.
Moving forward in the run-off election will be David Hennigan (Shreveport) with 39.58% of the vote and Cynthia Y. Henderson (Shreveport) with 37.08% of the vote. John A. Allen of Natchitoches received 16.66% of the vote, and Glenn Sullivan of Benton received 6.66% of the vote.
Voting information for the run-off election will be mailed to eligible voters on October 18, and the deadline to vote is 4:30 p.m., Monday, November 18. Run-off results will be announced at the TRSL board meeting in December. The candidate receiving the most votes will represent TRSL members in District 4 for a four-year term beginning January 2020.
District 4 includes actively working TRSL members in the parishes of Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster.
DISTRICT 3 UPDATE:
In other election news, Tia T. Mills, Ed.D., of Baton Rouge, was elected to the District 3 seat without opposition earlier this year. Mills will take the oath of office in January and begin serving her four-year term. District 3 includes actively working TRSL members in Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Lafourche, and Terrebonne parishes.