Two Uptown-area races were decided by wide margins in the Feb. 6 election, according to secretary of state Jay Dardenne’s office.
Stacy Head won back the District B seat on the New Orleans City Council over challenger Corey Watson with 67 percent of the vote.
State Rep. Karen Carter Peterson won Louisiana Senate District 5 seat over Irma Muse Dixon with 78 percent of the vote, filling the remainder of Cheryl Gray Evans’ unexpired term.
City Council, District B:
- Stacy Head (D), 10,132 (67%)
- Corey Watson (D), 5,021 (33%)
- (Turnout: 29.7%)
State Senator, District 5:
- Karen Carter Peterson (D), 13,509 (78%)
- Irma Muse Dixon, 3,734 (22%)
- (Turnout: 31.1%)
Touro Bouligny Security District
- Yes, 617 (81%)
- No, 142 (19%)
- (Turnout: 39.7%)