Apr 082010
Karen Carter Peterson

Karen Carter Peterson

Stacy Head

Stacy Head

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%)

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